Members of Tanfield are known for providing the highest standards of advocacy and advice in all matters relating to children and financial claims.
Respected across the sector, and having appeared in some of the highest profile and most challenging matters in this field, members of Tanfield offer specialist understanding and experience in all areas of law relating to children.
In addition to advising on public law (care and secure accommodation) proceedings, members’ expertise covers all areas of private law, such as living arrangements, contact, holidays, overseas relocation, adoption, surrogacy, assisted reproduction, same-sex couples, declarations and international recognition of parentage, medical treatment, religion, identity and education. Tanfield’s barristers are particularly experienced in dealing with the enforcement of orders relating to children and allegations of abuse.
Members of chambers have a strong track record advising and acting in financial disputes relating to children. They are regularly involved in Schedule 1 claims, associated trust of land disputes and in appeals from CSA assessments. They also deal with trusts and inheritance matters relating to children.
Members are experienced in appearing at all levels, from magistrates and judges in the Family Court, to the High Court and appellate courts as well as Tribunals.
With a wealth of experience in representing children, parents, grandparents and other family members, prospective adopters, local authorities and guardians, members of chambers are equally comfortable receiving instruction directly or through professional and lay clients.