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Miss Emma Freeman

Call: 2002

Practice Areas


  • Public Law Children Act
  • Private Law Children Act
  • Acting on behalf of Local Authorities, Parents, Children’s Guardians, Guardians ad Litem
  • Adoption and Special Guardianship
  • International child abduction
  • Family Law Act 1996 injunctions
  • Matrimonial applications, including defended divorce and nullity
  • Ancillary relief, including distribution of property, undue influence, mortgage and secured lending, bankrupty
  • Cohabitation and Trusts of Land claims
  • Inheritance Act 1975 proceedings in both Family and Chancery jurisdictions
  • Sch.1 Children Act applications
  • Inquests, including Article 2 inquests and deaths in custody
  • Capacity and vulnerable adults;
  • Education
  • Applications pursuant to Mental Health Act 1983
  • Community care and care standards
  • Judicial review
  • Applications under the Inhetrnt Jurisdiction
  • Chancery –  landlord and Tenant- property litigation (including boundary disputes) – professional negligence – insolvency- contentious probate

Areas of Practice

Memberships & Associations:

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Personal Injury Bar Association  
  • Merseyside Medico-Legal Association

Notable Cases

  • R v Ullah (The Times, 22.12.2005)


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