Laura Briggs appointed as Queen’s Counsel

We are delighted to announce that Laura Briggs has been appointed Queen's Counsel in the new Silks appointments announced today. 

The appointment was made by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, Dominic Raab MP, following consideration by the independent Queen’s Counsel Selection Panel she will be sworn in during a ceremony in 2022. 

Nkumbe Ekaney QC and Andrew Norton QC, Joint Heads of Chambers join 1GC Family Law in offering heartfelt congratulations to Laura on this wonderful achievement.  Further fabulous news to end the year, after a year of achievements at 1GC.

Laura specialises in family law and has been practising for 20 years in this area. She advises and represents children, parents, relatives, prospective adopters and local authorities.

Laura has a very strong reputation in all areas of children law, particularly in relation to her work in complex private law matters and child protection cases. She acts in cases involving allegations of sexual abuse, including historical sexual abuse, non-accidental injury, fabricated induced illness and radicalisation. In the private law sphere, she represents parents and children in the most serious cases, involving domestic abuse, allegations of emotional harm and manipulation and issues relating to parental mental health.

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