Deprivation of Liberty for Children (Cheat Sheet)

Deprivation of Liberty for Children (Cheat Sheet)

Introduction The terms used when dealing with Deprivation of Liberty applications can be confusing. This article serves as a helpful cheat sheet for practitioners and lay parties, providing brief explanations of common terms used and heard in deprivation of liberty applications for children. It offers a starting point for further research. At the outset, it […]

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Unit Chambers Wins Chambers of the Year Award at Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2024 

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Chambers of the Year title at the Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2024. This recognition acknowledges our ongoing commitment to excellence, innovation and client care in the legal profession.  Established in 2020, we’ve quickly risen to prominence in the legal landscape, challenging the status […]

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The Transparency Pilot  

transparency project

On Monday 29 January 2024 the Transparency Implementation Group Reporting Pilot will be extended to sixteen further court centres, including Liverpool Civil & Family Court and Manchester Civil Justice Centre. This pilot will establish the default position that accredited media and legal bloggers can report on the cases within the family court, subject to strict […]

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Unit Chambers Welcomes Kim Okell as a Consultant Barrister 

Bernadette Goodman joins Unit Chambers

Unit Chambers is delighted to announce the newest addition to our team, Kim Okell, a highly experienced practitioner with a wealth of experience in family law, particularly in Financial Remedy Proceedings, Private Children Law and Domestic Abuse cases. Kim brings with her over 16 years of advocacy experience in the Courts, having previously served as […]

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