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Family - Children

Nina Bache


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(Year of Call 2001)

Joined Chambers: 2002


LLB (Hons.) University of Leeds


Nina Bache specialises in all areas of child law as follows:

Public Law

Nina is regularly instructed by parents, Guardians, local authorities, other family members and intervenors. She is known for her client-friendly approach and careful preparation. She is experienced in care cases involving non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse, severe emotional abuse and chronic neglect, clients with learning difficulties, matters involving the Official Solicitor and matters involving separate representation of children.She has been led in cases involving serious historical sexual abuse and has experience of cases involving expert evidence on the evaluation of children's ABE interviews and cross-examination of children. She also deals with wardship cases. Nina Bache also deals in adoption cases, including revocation of placement orders. Nina is experienced in County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal matters.

Private Law

Nina is regularly instructed by parents, grandparents and Guardians acting for children. She has a sensitive and understanding approach to clients. She deals with difficult and complex residence/contact applications involving parents and non-parents, serious cases of domestic violence including rape, cases involving complex psychological evidence, intractable contact disputes, and applications for removal from the jurisdiction for holidays. Nina also has experience of cases involving serious sexual abuse allegations in private law disputes including ones involving expert evidence on the evaluation of children's ABE interviews.Nina is experienced in County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal matters.



Chambers & Partners 2017: "Excellent client manner, a hard-working and perceptive advocate." "Extremely thorough in her preparation of cases and analysis of reports. A confident and able advocate."

Chambers & Partners 2016: "She is superb at getting her head around the details and simplifying the more difficult cases." "She is always very organised and prepares very thoroughly. She is very succinct in court and summarises very well. She is very good with parents."

Chambers & Partners 2015: "She is really making her mark in heavier High Court work."

Legal 500 2012: ‘Highly personable and approachable’.

Legal 500 2011: Nina Bache "excels in her advocacy and ensures that the client-s case is put to the court accurately, with passion and compassion"

Legal 500 2010: 'Promising younger junior in care proceedings'.

Notable Cases:

Re C-G (2006)

Re R (A Child) (2009) EWCA Civ 445 CA

Re C (Children) (2011) July 2011

Re C (Children) (2011) October 2011

Further Information:

Circuit Junior 2008 - 2009


Family Law Bar Association

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