Elliw has experience in a wide range of private law proceedings acting for parents, extended family members and children with party status. She has been involved in cases involving serious allegations of significant harm to children, international and internal relocation, removal to non-Hague countries and cases of implacable hostility.
Elliw advises on issues of law and case management both in writing and in conferences and represents clients at all stages of the case and at all levels of the family court. She is regularly instructed to draft documents in the case including case summaries and skeleton arguments.
Elliw regularly delivers seminars on issues of private law.
Elliw routinely receives instructions in relation to applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders acting for both the Applicant and the Respondent.
Elliw regularly represents parents, children, interveners and Local Authorities in public law proceedings. She is instructed at all stages of the case from case management hearings, finding of fact hearings to final hearings and has appeared at all levels of the family court. She has been involved in cases where the child has suffered non-accidental injury, cases involving the death of a sibling, sexual abuse cases and cases where there has been media interest.
Elliw advises on issues of law and case management both in writing and in conference and is regularly instructed to draft documents in the case including case summaries, threshold documents and skeleton arguments.
Elliw regularly delivers seminars on issues of public law.
Elliw advises Local Authorities at Legal Gateway Meeting and Pre-Proceedings Meeting and she further receives instructions in the Crown Court with regard to Public Interest Immunity matters.
Re Y (Children) (No 3) (2016) EWHC 503 (Fam): Led by Karl Rowley QC on behalf of a mother accused of attempting to take her children to Syria; President of Family Division did not make the findings sought by the local authority and the applications were dismissed. Read the judgment here.