Georgina practices exclusively in family law.
Georgina accepts instructions in all areas of family law, with a particular emphasis on public and private children proceedings. Georgina is currently instructed by solicitors across the North East on behalf of both Applicants and Respondents in Public and Private Law proceedings including Local Authorities, parents, children’s guardians and extended family members. Georgina has experience in acting for a range of parties in urgent applications through to finding of fact hearings and multi-day final hearings.
Despite her junior level of call, Georgina’s practice encompasses a wide range of applications involving children and she has been involved in cases with allegations of serious sexual and physical abuse, including non-accidental injuries. She is also experienced in dealing with cases including domestic violence, neglect and drug and alcohol abuse.
Georgina regularly represents litigants in private law proceedings and has experience of all types of applications and orders under the Children Act. She is regularly instructed in applications for Child Arrangement Orders to determine residence and contact, enforcement applications and injunctive relief where domestic violence is alleged, at ex-parte and contested hearings. She has experience of proceedings with an international element.
Memberships / Professional Qualifications:
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Family Law Bar Association
Bar Professional Training Course, Northumbria University (2014)
LLB Law (Hons), University of Sunderland (2013)
The Shelford Scholarship; Lincoln’s Inn
The Zenith Chambers Award for Excellence in Opinion Writing (2014)