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Background

Louise Higgins

Call: 2003

Louise Higgins is a family law practitioner, with a focus on matters involving children.

Expertise

Family

Louise practices the following areas:

Private Law Children

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.

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.

Notable Family Cases


Re CTD (A Child: Rehearing) [2020] EWCA Civ 1316

Related News, Resources and Events

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Seven counsel from No5 involved in Family Court hearing

Seven barristers from No5 Barristers’ Chambers have been involved in a Fact Finding Hearing in the Family Court regarding brothers who alleged physical and sexual…

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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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