Simon Dakers

T: 0330 137 3204  |  simon.dakers@wardhadaway.com

I represent children, parents and grandparents in proceedings in the Family Court involving families and local authorities.

I am a Law Society Children Law Accredited (a member of the Children Panel) and hold the Resolution specialist accreditations in children law – private, domestic abuse and financial remedies

I specialise in all areas of children law and my practise is mainly acting for children, through their Children’s Guardian, in cases brought by local authority Children Services departments due to neglect, parental drug or alcohol use, mental health, domestic abuse, non-accidental injury and fabricated/induced illness

I also deal with complex children cases involving separated parents and arrangements involving grandparents.

I am a:

member of Resolution’s Children Committee;

contributor to 101 Questions Answered About Separating With Children published by Only Mums & Dads;

qualified Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand

East Midlands, East of England, London, North East, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and The Humber