Viewing: Family for Clare Coles

Public law
Clare is a well-regarded specialist in public law.
Clare represents Local Authorities, parents, Children’s Guardians, grandparents and other intervenors in care proceedings at all levels. Clare has particular experience in cases involving the Official Solicitor and is often requested in cases involving particularly vulnerable clients, including those with learning difficulties and mental health issues. Clare has significant experience of cases involving serious and long term neglect, non-accidental injury and physical and sexual abuse, as well as those involving children who are beyond parental control.
Clare provides written advice and will draft documents as required, including skeleton arguments, position statements, threshold documents (and responses), chronologies, case summaries and written submissions.
Clare has a reputation for excellent client care, giving realistic and practical advice whilst remaining entirely approachable to clients. Clare is exceptionally thorough in her preparation and is robust in pursuing her clients’ interests.
Memberships
FLBA
Association of Lawyers for Children
Midland circuit
Inner Temple
Qualifications
LLB Hons Nottingham Trent University
Bar Vocational Course at Nottingham Law School, awarded Very Competent