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Chloe Wilkins

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Called: 2006

Email: cwilkins@harcourtchambers.co.uk

PROFILE

Chloe read law at Cardiff University and was awarded the Jordans Family Law Prize in 2004. She completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Centre for Professional Legal Studies, Cardiff, achieving an ‘Outstanding’ grade. In her BVC year Chloe was awarded the Cynthia Terry Scholarship from Gray’s Inn.

 

Chloe was called in 2006 and joined Chambers as a tenant in 2007 upon successful completion of her pupillage.  

Chloe specialises in children’s law, with a particular focus on Public Law care proceedings.  

 

PRACTICE

Chloe has a thriving care practice and regularly receives instructions to represent parents, grandparents, guardians and local authorities. Her public law practice has included cases involving drug and alcohol abuse, neglect, domestic violence, emotional harm, sexual and physical abuse, and children with serious medical conditions.

 

Chloe is regularly instructed in fact-finding hearings. She is experienced in representing both parents and local authorities at fact finding hearings involving non-accidental bruising, multiple fractures to infant children, and allegations of sexual abuse.  

 

Chloe also has experience of representing parents with learning disabilities and mental health problems, and representing the Official Solicitor in cases where parents lack capacity.  

 

In private law proceedings Chloe is regularly instructed to advise and represent separated parents in Contact and Residence disputes. She has extensive experience of all section 8 Children Act 1989 applications and special guardianship applications. She regularly deals with cases involving implacable hostility and allegations of domestic violence.  

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Chloe is a member of the Family Law Bar Association and the Association of Lawyers for Children.