Members of the Deans Court family team acted for the Local Authority in the recent ruling into the death of Poppi Worthington. Please see the links for more information:
On Wednesday 27th January we attended the fourth instalment of Forever Manchester Women, sponsored by Merrick, a team of highly experienced family lawyers.
The evening, held at Tattu Manchester, featured talks from inspirational women - Jayne
Peter Smith in one of the last H&S Court of Appeal sentencing cases under 2010 Definitive Guidelines
Peter Smith appeared in R (HSE) v. Cargill PLC. Court of Appeal Criminal Division (2016) sentence appeal with leave of Cranston J before the full court on the 21st January 2016. The appeal
Rosalind Emsley-Smith secured the acquittal of a woman charged with seven counts of engaging in sexual activity with a child.
Deans Court sponsored athlete Laura Deas won World Cup skeleton bronze in Lake Placid on January 8th. This follows Laura’s gold at the opening Skeleton World Cup race of the
Mary O'Rourke QC of Deans Court Chambers represented Dr Eva Carneiro at her Preliminary hearing at the London South Employment Tribunal on Wednesday 6th of January. The case is listed now for a
The case, which attracted a great deal of media attention, involved a 48 year old Spanish Film Director who attended the New Conservatory Bar in Leeds City Centre.
The bar is
Happy New Year to all, we hope you enjoyed the festive break.
During December we visited the Wood Street Mission to deliver two large crates of new toys, books and food donations we
Family barrister Simon Rowbotham appeared on BBC Breakfast on the 29th December to discuss reforms to domestic violence law.
Simon also completed interviews for four regional radio stations including BBC West Midlands, Merseyside, Herford