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4PB News


Alex Verdan QC and Michael Edwards

Alex Verdan QC and Michael Edwards are representing LB Sutton in the Inquest into the death of Ellie Butler, which starts on Monday 12 March 2018. The Inquest is listed to last for 2 weeks.


Re S:

Jacqueline Renton and Charlotte Baker represented the father in his appeal to the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal is expected to give guidance as regards applications for ‘chasing orders’ under the wardship jurisdiction when a child has been abducted to another state which is a signatory to the Hague Convention 1980.


4 Paper Buildings is ‘always the first port of call for children law’, where there is ‘a tremendous range of talent at all levels, such that one needs not look elsewhere’. Chambers also contains some ‘heavy-hitting matrimonial finance lawyers’. ‘Despite their in-depth knowledge, members all seem to have their feet firmly on the ground’, and ‘from clerks through to pupils, junior barristers and QCs, everyone is a pleasure to deal with’.
Legal 500, 2017