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Linda Taylor

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“Linda is an excellent advocate, thorough and very much liked by clients. she is my go to Barrister."

Linda is a Family Law specialist. A powerhouse locally, who has extensive experience of complex cases including non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, FII and cases with an international element.

Linda’s first professional qualification was a Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW). As a social worker she worked initially with vulnerable adults, including those with mental health issues, learning and/or physical disabilities before moving to work in child protection and childcare. Linda undertook s47 child protection investigations, carried out parenting assessments, assessments of kinship carers, and assessments of prospective adopters and acted as lead social worker in a number of care proceedings. Linda’s previous experience gives her a unique insight and experience in care proceedings.

Linda has a reputation for her conscientious and thorough preparation and this, together with her approachable, sensitive and empathic manner enables her to quickly win the confidence and trust of clients.



Qualifications, Associations


  • BA(Hons) Birmingham 1987
  • MSc (Oxon) 1990
  • CQSW 1990
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law/ CPE (College of Law) 1997
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies/ BVC (ICSL/ City University) 1998
Called 1998
Practice Areas: Family, Public Access

Email: ltaylor@westgate-chambers.co.uk

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