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Family - Children

Dympna Howells


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(Year of Call 2009)

Joined Chambers: 2009


BA Hons Business Law

Solicitors finals Chester College of Law

Advocacy higher rights (Civil)


A solicitor and partner in a large regional practice Dympna has practised in all aspects of family law specialising in particular in both private and public law children's proceedings. She has considerable experience in cases involving complex medical evidence and cases involving sexual abuse. She has acted for local authorities, parents and children having been on the children's panel for 20 years. She also has considerable experience in secure accommodation, adoption, special guardianship, child abduction and forced marriage cases.

Notable Cases:

Re X (A Child) (Surrogacy: Time Limit) [2014] EWHC 3135 (Fam) 

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