Public law cases can include applications to, place children in the care of local authorities, contact to a child in care and to revoke pre-existing care Orders. They also include domestic and foreign adoptions and cases under the Inherent Jurisdiction, for example ‘the right to life’ or medical treatment for children.

Unit Chambers has been involved in many public law cases where the following issues have been investigated;

  • Sexual abuse; including where paedophile rings are operating.
  • Murder or attempted murder.
  • Serious non-accidental injuries; including brain injury and multiple fractures.

Our barristers have represented parents, grandparents, partners, ex-partners and intervenors. Also, they have vast experience of working for local authorities and guardians.

We can provide helpful, practical and comprehensive advice as to how to put our clients in the best position to successfully make or defend applications.