Anne was called to the Bar in 2005 and undertakes all aspects of family law, including emergency work and a strong commitment to publically funded work, receiving awards from the Law Society and National Pro Bono Committee for such undertakings. She also specialises in mediation and is an Accredited Mediator and a Trained Collaborative Lawyer.

Anne is a trainer with Resolution in Mediation Skills, and also an Affiliate Member of the Resolution. Before concentrating on being a barrister, Anne was a Family Solicitor in a private practice qualifying in 1987.


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Anne is a member of the Family Law Bar Association.



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Recent Cases

N C C v M
Care proceedings on behalf of parent. Accidental death of sibling. High profile case. High court proceedings. Led by Queen’s Counsel, Francis Oldham QC. Forensic and medical experts. Concurrent criminal proceedings. Ongoing matter.


K C C v U & U
Care proceedings on behalf of parent. High court proceedings. Sudden infant death of another sibling. Parents not from jurisdiction. Cultural differences. Numerous experts. New born child removed at birth. Outcome – rehabilitation.


N C C v H
Care proceedings on behalf of parent. Shaken baby injuries. Five medical experts ( ophthalmologist, 2x radiologist, 2x paediatrician). Complex medical evidence. Mother of limited understanding. Finding made but child rehabilitated within two years.


“I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude to you all for the hard work and skill you put into the finding of fact hearing and all the stages that went before. Clair has said that you were brilliant in court and obviously it was an excellent result. Clair is keeping hold of the case and I will dip in and out as required. Your input has been a lifesaver for me in these fraught times!” Bernadette Carter

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