Jennifer Collins’ Notable Cases

Family barrister Jennifer Collins’ most notable cases include:

Representing a father in care proceedings. Successfully argued against removal of baby at birth from the parents, and exclusion of the father from the family home. Contested negative risk assessment of father. At conclusion of proceedings, child placed with both parents at home.

Representing extremely vulnerable mother in a fact finding within private law family proceedings.

Addressing allegations of extreme threats and violence, including sexual violence, against the mother and children found proven.

Representing a father in proceedings spanning over 2 years, and successfully re-established direct contact with his child that he had not seen for 5 years.

Representing a vulnerable young mother in care proceedings. Children removed from her care into foster care on grounds of neglect. Children successfully returned to her care at the end of proceedings.

Successfully representing a father when children unlawfully removed from UK.

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