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Miss Danielle Paton

Call: 2007

Practice Areas

Civil

  • Immigration
  • Personal Injury
  • RTA
  • Employer's liability/ Occupiers' liability;
  • Claims against highways authorities

Family

  • Representation of parties in private law children applications (directions/final hearings) in the County Court and the Family Proceedings Court.
  • Representation of parties in care proceedings in the Family Proceedings Court.
  • Experience of representing an intervenor in a finding of fact hearing in relation to non-accidental injury in the High Court.

Areas of Practice

Education

LLM (Public International Law) University College London (2008)

LLB University of Sheffield (2007)

 

Scholarships

Sir Joseph Priestly Scholarship (The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple)

 

Immigration

Danielle has represented the UK Border Agency as a presenting officer in the First-Tier Immigration Tribunal, where she gained particular experience in dealing with asylum law and human rights.  She has also represented individuals in immigration matters in the First and Upper Tier Tribunals.

 

Personal Injury

Danielle represents Claimants and Defendants at trial and interlocutory hearings in cases allocated to the fast and multi-track, with particular experience in:

  • RTA
  • Employers' liability/Occupiers' liability;
  • Claims against highways authorities.

She accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advise on liability, quantum and other procedural matters and aims to return instructions swiftly.

 

Background:

As an undergraduate, Danielle represented England in the International finals of the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition in The Hague alongside her other team members, and later represented Inner Temple in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Prior to joining Chambers, Danielle spent 5 months working as a Defence intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, for which she was awarded the Sir Joseph Priestly Scholarship by Inner Temple. She also worked for Leigh Day and Co as a paralegal in the human rights department where she assisted in the preparation of the public inquiry into failings into Stafford Hospital.

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