Michael Jones Michael Jones

Michael is a barrister at Dean's Court chambers in Manchester, specialising in family law. He regularly represents local authorities, parents and children’s guardians within Children Act proceedings at all Court levels and has appeared in a number of reported cases. He has a particular interest in cases involving an international element and also has experience in dealing with cases containing areas of high complexity such as historic sexual abuse, fabricated and induced illness and child sexual exploitation.

All posts by Michael Jones

CSE and sexual risk orders: London Borough of Redbridge v SNA [2015]

‘Radicalisation’ and attempted flight to Syria: M (Children) [2015]

Parental consent to section 20: Re CA (a baby) [2012]

Adopter with disabilities: RY v Southend Borough Council [2015]

Historic abuse compensation: NA v Nottinghamshire County Council [2015]

Letterbox contact: Seddon v Oldham MBC [2015]

Social work evidence – adoption or reunification: Re W [2015]

CSE and secure accommodation: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham v SS [2014]

Late discovery of potential special guardians: Re LG (A Child) [2015]

CSE and reporting restriction orders: Birmingham City Council v Sarfraz Riaz and others [2015]