Barrister and Mediator
Jacqui Thomas specializes in child care law. Her experience includes their presentation of Local Authorities, family members and children in complex finding of fact hearings and multi-party care proceedings concerning complex medical evidence, non-accidental injuries, head injuries, and sexual abuse. Jacqui frequently appears in private law cases and finding of fact hearings,both on a direct access basis and by referral. Jacqui has a particular interest in the representation of vulnerable parents and adults in proceedings pursuant to the MCA 2005 and inherent jurisdiction, and has advised local authorities and family members, as well as Guardians acting on behalf of children, in relation to judicial review proceedings, both in relation to the permission stage and at substantive hearings.
Legal 500 2014 - "A strong all-rounder with notable Court of Protection expertise"
Legal 500 2013 - "an extremely persuasive advocate whom judges respect and trust"