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Lorraine Cavanagh takes silk

Lorraine Cavanagh has officially been appointed Queen’s Counsel after a ceremony presented by the Lord Chancellor in London.

Lorraine took silk at Westminster Hall on Monday 11 March.

The appointment recognises Lorraine’s long-standing reputation as a specialist in children’s law. Her main practice is in the health and welfare area of Court of Protection and conducting judicial reviews and human rights claims on community care provision and child rights.

Lorraine has worked on many high-profile Court of Protection cases, including in the High Court and has consistently been ranked as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Her appointment to QC strengthens St John’s Buildings’ Court of Protection and Family: Children Law groups.

Lord Chancellor David Gauke MP said: “I congratulate each of the 108 barristers and solicitors who are to become Queen’s Counsel. The award of the title of Queen’s Counsel is a recognition of depth of expertise and eminence in their fields. It is this expertise that gives the English legal system its world-leading reputation.”

Everyone at St John’s Buildings sends their congratulations to Lorraine Cavanagh QC on her fantastic achievement.