Jade Abraham

Jade Abraham

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0151 243 6000

Year of call: 2004

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Jade’s principal practice is in Family Law and encompasses all aspects of the law relating to children in both public and private proceedings. She regularly receives instructions to appear for Local Authorities, parents, other extended family members, children able to give their own instructions and children’s guardians.

Jade has an active interest in the development of Family Law and regularly attends conferences/seminars organised by the Family Law Bar Association, Family Law publishing companies and open forum seminars.

Expertise

  • Family - Children

    Jade has a wide ranging experience of divorce proceedings and associated matters including all aspects of finance and property disputes involving ancillary relief proceedings and disputes between unmarried couples, emergency applications for injunctive relief and committal and enforcement proceedings.

    Jade has experience in dealing with co-habitation disputes under the Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

    Relevant Memberships

    • FLBA
    • Medico Legal

    Recommendations

    Jade Abraham has been noted as “a good advocate with plenty of common sense” at an early call – Legal 500 2008

    “Very sensible and realistic, she doesn’t over state the case to the client” – Legal 500 2009

    Cases

    Wigan BC v M and Others (Veracity Assessments) [2015] EWFC 8 (06 February 2015): The use of veracity assessments in cases where children have been ABE interviewed

    Wigan Council v M & Ors (Sexual Abuse: Fact-Finding) [2015] EWFC 6 (30 January 2015): A fact finding hearing in respect of exceptionally serious step father and inter sibling sexual abuse

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