Doushka specialises in cases concerning children. She acts in both public and private law, and cases with an international element. In public law she represents parents, local authorities and guardians. She has particular experience in complex care cases which involve serious injury, sexual abuse and emotional abuse.
Children (Public Law)
Doushka has extensive experience in dealing with the spectrum of complex issues that arise in public law cases.
Court ordered the Police to pay the costs of the Special Advocate and Special Advocates’ Support Office (“SASO”) in closed material sessions arising within care proceedings.
 EWCA 1051 (Civ)
Case involving an application by a mother for findings in respect of a series of allegations made against the father of one of the children. Court found that the allegations were false, and summarised the guidance professionals should follow in such cases.
Children (Private Law)
Domestic Violence & Injunctions
International Family Law
What the Directories Say
"Is a silk in the making. She has a fight like no other and is a powerful yet sustained advocate who will fight for her client and for justice to the bitter end." Tier 5 - Legal 500, 2021
"A formidable opponent whom you would not want to cross." "She carefully considers all of the evidence and picks out the points to present to the judge." "Doushka has a strong personality and an impressive work ethic that achieves results." Band 4 - Chambers and Partners, 2021
Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2021 – Top Ranked Set in Family: Children
1GC Family Law is pleased to announce that we are again ranked as a leading set in Family: Children Public and Private Law in the 2021 edition of Chambers & Partners.
Chambers and Partners
Band 4 - 2021
Tier 5 - 2021