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Miss Leanne Targett Parker

Call: 2005

Areas Of Practice

 

Family

Miss Targett-Parker is a specialist family practitioner who represents local authorities, parents, grandparents, intervenors and guardians.

  • Public Law (Care and Adoption)
  • Private Law Children
  • International Children Cases
  • Relocation and Abduction (domestic and international)
  • Matrimonial applications including declarations, defended divorce and nullity applications.
  • Financial Remedy
  • Inherent Jurisdiction
  • Judicial  Review
  • Appeals
  • Direct Access Instructions accepted

Miss Targett-Parker has undertaken vulnerable witness training.

 

Professional

Miss Targett-Parker is a pupil supervisor and advocacy trainer for Lincoln’s Inn where she teaches on courses for both pupils and new practitioners as well as being a mentor for Lincoln’s Inn.

Miss Targett-Parker has been a Bar Council Representative since 2016, is a member of the General Management Council for the Bar and chairs the Bar Council’s Pro Bono & Social Responsibility Committee.

Miss Targett- Parker is the treasurer for the Human Rights Lawyers’ Association.

Miss Targett-Parker is the treasurer and founding member of Women in Family Law.

 

Temple Legal Centre (TLC)

Miss Targett-Parker founded TLC in July 2013 providing free, family legal advice for people who are unable to afford a lawyer. There are weekly clinics in London or Liverpool providing family advice. Miss Targett Parker is the Chair of the Board of Trustees and a senior advisor.

Background

Miss Targett – Parker trained as a certified accountant with Lloyds of London going on to be the Financial Director of a property company and then running her own corporate entertainment company specialising in yachting events.

Miss Targett- Parker was a local councillor in Lambeth from 2010 – 2014, where she was the Chair of Licensing for the full term as well as co-chairing a working group to draft Lambeth’s Licensing Policy.  She chaired the first Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) hearing in the UK.

Miss Targett- Parker runs the blog therealdomesticgoddess.co.uk

 

Memberships

  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • Inner Temple (Ad Eundem)
  • Human Right’s Lawyers’ Association
  • Women in Family Law

 

Notable Cases

Re B (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1172

Aladeselu & Ors v SSHD [2013] EWCA Civ 144

Re S (a child) [2013] EWCA Civ 926

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