Jennifer has experience of proceedings involving issues of chronic neglect, domestic violence, substance misuse, non accidental injuries, sexual abuse and emotional abuse. She regularly represents young vulnerable mothers and parents with low cognitive functioning and mental health conditions.
Jennifer is regularly instructed in complex Section 8 Children Act applications involving allegations of domestic violence and sexual abuse. She represents all parties in applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders. She accepts instruction on a legal aid or private basis. Jennifer also represents parties in Family Law Act proceedings including application for ex parte Non Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders.
- Representation of a Father in the High Court before Ms Justice Russell on a case involving inter-familial sexual abuse.
- Instructed to represent the perpetrator of posterior rib fractures to a 12 week old baby, the client had an extremely low IQ and psychiatric issues.