Chloe joined chambers in September 2020 following successful completion of pupillage under the supervision of Sarah Blackmore. Chloe accepts instructions in all areas of Children Law.
Chloe regularly appears in public and private children matters and has experience in representing Local Authorities, parents, children and interveners in a range of hearings, including interim removal hearings, multi-day fact finding hearings and final hearings. She has advised and represented parties on cases involving the following issues:
• Non-accidental injuries
• Sexual abuse
• Domestic abuse
• Substance misuse
• Clients with learning difficulties / capacity issues
• Jurisdictional issues
• Psychological and psychiatric evidence
Chloe is approachable and builds rapport quickly with both lay and professional clients. She has a particular interest in representing vulnerable clients and children.
Coming from a Northern working-class background herself, Chloe is keen to promote wider access and diversity to the legal profession for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and is a member of both the North Eastern Circuit’s Diversity Outreach programme and Young Legal Aid Lawyers.
She also has a strong commitment to Access to Justice and pro bono work and regularly takes on cases through the charity Advocate.
Justice First Fellowship
Young Legal Aid Lawyers
Legal Action Group
Family Law Bar Association
Advocate (Formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit)
Voices of Family Law Podcast - available from iTunes https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/voices-of-family-law/id1455731735?mt=2
Mandarin Chinese – South China University of Technology – HSK Level 3 – 2014
LLB (Law) Hons - The University of Liverpool – First Class Honours - 2016
Bar Professional Training Course - BPP Law School Manchester- 2017
Chloe enjoys cooking for friends and family, going to concerts and the theatre and likes to run and scuba dive.