Simran is a specialist in international children cases and deals with the whole range of private law children cases.
Simran is a member of Law Society’s Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme with a specialism in child abduction and wardship and violence in the home. Members of the scheme have shown that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in their selected specialist areas of family law
Simran regularly represents both abducting and left behind parents in Child Abduction proceedings involving countries with which the UK is signed to an international treaty such as the Hague Convention as well countries with which the UK does not have any international agreements and is able to apply her specialist legal knowledge to both situations to achieve the best possible results for her clients.
Simran also deals with complex applications under the High Court’s Inherent Jurisdiction and Wardship cases.
Simran also represents parents on applications to relocate permanently with their child to another jurisdiction and is aware of the particular complexities that these sorts of international cases bring which can be vital to the outcome.
Simran regularly represents clients in private Children Act proceedings including applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Specific Issue Orders. These include cases where there has been a history of violence, drug and alcohol use or Social Services involvement with one or both parties.
Simran also represents victims of domestic abuse and assists them in seeking protection in the form of Non Molestation Orders, Occupation Orders and Protection from Harassment injunctions on an urgent basis. She has the necessary skills and empathy to undertake urgent work and seek a swift, positive resolution for her clients.
Area/s of specialism
International children matters
Law Society’s Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme – Violence in the home and child abduction and wardship
Member of the Child Abduction Lawyers Association (CALA)