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Miss Leanne Targett Parker

Call: 2005

Practice Areas


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

Public Law including all types of care proceedings including adoption and special guadianship applications.

Private Law (Children Act) including injunctions, domestic, international child abductions and schedule 1.

Matrimonial applications including declarations, defended divorce and nullity applications.

Financial Remedy

Inherent Jurisdiction

Judicial Review



Miss Targett-Parker is a pupil supervisor and advocacy trainer for Lincoln’s Inn where she teaches on courses for 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.

Miss Targett-Parker accepts direct access instructions.

Miss Targett-Parker has undertaken vulnerable witness training.

Areas of Practice

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.

Leanne 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 is the Treasurer of the Human Rights Lawyers’ Association. She is a Trustee and advisor for Centre 70, a legal advice centre in South London. She is the founder and director of the Temple Legal Centre, a dedicated family legal centre (the only one in London) located in Inner Temple.



– Family Law Bar Association

– Liberty

– Amnesty International

– Human Right’s Lawyers’ Association

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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