1 Garden Court

Practice Overview

Pamela is a specialist family practitioner with particular expertise in complicated public and private law children matters including those involving serious physical abuse cases of non- accidental injury, attempted murder, ritualistic abuse, shaken baby and vitamin D deficiency cases. Her practice also encompasses cases of sexual abuse and chronic neglect. Pamela also has experience of adoption cases (including international) and abduction work. She frequently represents children in private law cases through their r16.4 Guardians and is instructed regularly by CAFCASS and NYAS.

Pamela’s practice is predominantly representing Guardians and competent children; but she also represents adults who are vulnerable through learning difficulties or age.

She has been instructed as a leading junior and is able to draw on her experience as a Recorder when acting as an advocate, particularly in cases involving concurrent criminal proceedings. Pamela is also known to have an extremely approachable manner with both professional and lay clients alike.

Pamela also has experience of training social workers, foster carers and solicitors; as well as chairing meetings and conferences for organisations such as NAGLRO. Pamela is also a member of two London fostering agencies.

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