Louise Higgins - Family
Public law children: Louise is instructed by local authorities, parents, extended family members and children’s guardians at all stages of proceedings, including Special Guardianship applications. She conducts fact finding hearing involving allegations of sexual abuse, non-accidental injury, chronic neglect and significant emotional harm.
Private law: Louise’s extensive experience includes all manner of private law applications with particular interest in intractable disputes and cases involving implacable hostility, including in enforcement proceedings.
Louise provides written advice in these areas and will draft documents where appropriate, including case summaries, chronologies, threshold documents, skeleton arguments and position statements.
Louise has a reputation for adopting a sensible approach, giving realistic advice whilst remaining approachable to lay clients and professionals alike.