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Charmaine Wilson

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"Charmaine Wilson is superb. She is knowledgeable on the law and known for her robust approach when representing her clients"

Charmaine specialises in Family law, accepting instructions in Public law and Child Arrangements proceedings.

Public Law
Charmaine is regularly instructed to act for parents, children and other relatives. Charmaine is renowned for her ability and strength when dealing with Finding of Fact hearings, and has experience and expertise in cases that involve;

  • Non-accidental injury
  • Infant death
  • Sexual abuse
  • Fabricated or Induced illness
  • Emotional abuse and neglect.

    Charmaine is well regarded for her ability to deal with vulnerable clients and witnesses and has undertaken vulnerable witness advocacy training.

    Child Arrangements

    Charmaine is continually instructed by parents, intervenors and Guardians (under 16.4) in cases that have issues of;

  • Child contact
  • Domestic violence and Sexual abuse
  • Intractable hostility
  • Parental alienation
  • Coercive Control

    Charmaine is also experienced in dealing with Non-Molestation and Prohibited Steps Injunctions

    Outside of work Charmaine enjoys spending time with her young family and playing netball.


    Notable Cases

    • Re A - successful exoneration of an intervenor in public law proceedings involving NAI to a baby
    • Re M - successful exoneration of a father in High Court public law proceedings involving the death of a baby (junior counsel)
    • Re M - successful exoneration of a mother in public law proceedings involving NAI
    • Re M - Represented a mother in public law proceedings facing allegations of over-medicating and causing medical misdiagnosis of a child
    • Re P - Represented a father with learning difficulties in public law proceedings, successfully challenging the Local Authority’s application for final care and placement orders

    Qualifications, Associations

    • LLB Law, Hull University
    • BVC
    • South Eastern Circuit