Expertise and experience
Mary is a highly regarded children law solicitor specialising in local authority care proceedings and other public law matters.
Mary advises and represents parents and family members at all levels of the family court, including the Court of Appeal and the High Court of the Family Division
The types of cases that Mary has been involved in include:
- where there is contested evidence of a medical or scientific nature, including metabolic bone disease, fabricated or induced illness, disputed hair strand testing, bone fragility linked to rare chromosomal abnormalities and connective tissue disorders linked to unexplained bleeding and/or bruising; and
- challenging the local authority in cases of unexplained injury to a child, securing the withdrawal of proceedings and return of the child to the parents.