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Background

Grace Gwynne

Call: 2017

Grace Gwynne is a member of the Family, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence groups at No5.

Expertise

Family

Grace is a robust and fierce advocate and represents clients in all aspects of family law.

In public law Grace accepts instructions on behalf of local authorities, parents, Guardians, competent children and intervenors. Her experience encompasses a wide variety of issues including serious domestic violence, allegations of intergenerational sexual abuse, child abuse, substance abuse and non-accidental injuries. Grace also accepts instructions in FDAC proceedings. Grace is skilled at conducting client conferences with vulnerable clients on sensitive matters and is often instructed due to her approachable nature and compassionate approach.

In private law, Grace represents parents and 16.4 guardians at all stages of proceedings. Grace has extensive experience in representing parents in fact finding hearings involving allegations of sexual assault within a relationship.

Before coming to the Bar, Grace worked as a criminal defence advocate in Connecticut, USA. Her criminal law background assists her in preparing family law cases that involve previous or concurrent criminal proceedings.

Grace has experience of emergency hearings and is happy to accept last minute instructions.

Personal Injury

Grace is frequently instructed in:

  • trials;
  • interlocutory hearings;
  • CCMC’s;
  • Stage 3 hearings;
  • Infant approval hearings;
  • pleadings
  • advices on quantum.

Grace accepts instructions from both Claimants and Defendants.

Prior to pupillage, Grace worked as a criminal defence and personal injury advocate in Connecticut, USA. The majority of her caseload involved assisting in catastrophic personal injury cases such as brain injury and fatal accidents.

Clinical Negligence

Grace is frequently instructed in:

  • trials;
  • interlocutory hearings;
  • CCMC’s;
  • Stage 3 hearings;
  • Infant approval hearings;
  • pleadings
  • advices on quantum.

Grace accepts instructions from both Claimants and Defendants.

Prior to pupillage, Grace worked as a criminal defence and personal injury advocate in Connecticut, USA. The majority of her caseload involved assisting in catastrophic personal injury cases such as brain injury and fatal accidents.

Related News, Resources and Events

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  • Advocacy Scholarship from BPP University
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Bar Professional Training Court, BPP [2016-2017]
  • Law LLB, University of Manchester [2016]

Related News, Resources and Events

News


FGX v GAUNT: first personal injury award for revenge porn… but it’s time to change the name

As a practitioner in both personal injury and family law, I am well versed at seeing both financial awards for psychiatric damage and the impact…

News


Mason v Laing: Wrongly decided?

Those involved in soft tissue injury cases proceeding under the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (“the RTA Protocol”)…

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Clerk Team

Geoff Carr

Director of Clerking (London)

geoffc@no5.com

07852 317495

Danny Griffiths

Director of Clerking (Birmingham)

danielg@no5.com

07960 831815

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