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Background

Katie Miller

Call: 2010

"Katie is clear, concise and well-prepared always. Her advocacy is succinct and diligent."

Legal 500 2022

Katie Miller is a thorough and determined advocate who is trusted by professional and lay clients to guide them through all aspects of public law proceedings. Commended for her ability to put clients at ease and give clear and practical advice, Katie is an intelligent and empathetic practitioner and a tenacious court advocate.

A bright and confident advocate, Katie has appeared in complex cases which have required the cross examination of multiple expert witnesses across a variety of disciplines. Her attitude and approach to simplifying and explaining difficult information to vulnerable clients is a particular strength.

Katie regularly appears in all levels of the Family Court and has appeared in the Court of Appeal. She is happy to provide advice in writing or in conference at any stage of proceedings including prior to issue.

Expertise

Family

Adoption

Katie has experience in representing local authorities, parents and children in contested applications for adoption orders. She is able to provide clear and sensible advice to those involved in proceedings in a sensitive and understanding manner.

Child Sexual Exploitation

Katie has experience in public law proceedings where children are considered to be at risk of child sexual exploitation. She has acted for local authorities, parents and children including those who are considered competent to instruct their own representative.

Death of a Child

Katie has been instructed in public law proceedings arising from the death of a child. She has a considered and sensitive approach and is aware of the importance of selecting appropriate experts where such instruction is necessary.

Non Accidental Injury

Katie is regularly instructed in cases involving the suspected non accidental injury of a child, including cases where a child has sustained multiple unexplained injuries or where a child presents with a complex medical history.

As an advocate she is able to grapple with complex issues and focus on key factors to ensure each case is dealt with fairly and robustly. Katie has experience of cases which require the instruction and cross examination of multiple medical experts and is confident at managing cases involving suspected inflicted injuries from initial hearings through to the conclusion of proceedings.

Public Law Care

Katie is regularly instructed across all aspects of public law proceedings relating to children from contested interim hearings and case management to fact finding and final hearings. She is also experienced in applications to discharge care orders whether acting for a local authority, a parent or the child.

Katie has advised and appeared as a court advocate in cases with an international element and in particular those which deal with the action of the Hague Convention in post-Brexit society.

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No5 Chambers Family Group Welcomes Four New Members

No5 Chambers are pleased to announce the arrival of Heather Popley, Claire Howell, Laura Vickers and Katie Miller to the Family Law Group. Heather, Claire and…

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  • Appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2022

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No5 Chambers Family Group Welcomes Four New Members

No5 Chambers are pleased to announce the arrival of Heather Popley, Claire Howell, Laura Vickers and Katie Miller to the Family Law Group. Heather, Claire and…

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Clerk Team

Adam Wadley

Practice Director, Family

adamw@no5.com

07780 453079

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Monica Hussain

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

monicah@no5.com

Sophie Wright

Family Clerk and Admin Assistant

sophiew@no5.com

Paul Sams

Paul Sams

Family Clerk (Consultant)

pauls@no5.com

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