Public Children Law

4 Paper Buildings' specialist children law barristers have a distinguished history of providing advice and advocacy in public law children proceedings for all parties including parents, children, guardians, local authorities, and government bodies such as CAFCASS, the Official Solicitor, and the Attorney General in all levels of court, in London and throughout England and Wales.

4 Paper Buildings' expert family law barristers provide

on all issues relating to care and adoption proceedings, including public law children cases involving contact in care, secure accommodation, and the care and upbringing of children as a result of the end of a relationship through divorce, dissolution, separation or death where the local authority is involved.

Our specialist family barristers are expert in short-notice applications for emergency relief and injunctions, and to protect the vulnerable with appropriate orders on the grounds of Public Interest Immunity, and in restricting publication of certain facts. They are expert in cases involving alleged breaches of human rights, wardship and inherent jurisdiction, and forced marriage.

4PB's barristers are instructed regularly on cases involving domestic and international adoptions, for local authorities, parents, prospective adopters and others.