[photo] Janette Haywood (1977)Janette Haywood (1977)

Team

Family 

 

Education

  • LLB (Hons) University College, Cardiff
  • LLM  University College , London.
  • Bar College of Law , Chancery Lane

 

Practice

Janette has extensive experience appearing at every level of the court system, and is a member of the Family Law Bar Association

Janette offers expertise in specialist areas of Family Law including:

  • Care proceedings and adoption, acting for both local authorities and parents in cases concerning physical harm and neglect;
  • Guardian ad litem work, acting for children;
  • Contact and residence disputes (now Child Arrangement Order pursuant to the Children and Families Act 2014);
  • Grandparents applications for Special Guardianship Orders and contact;
  • Transfer of tenancy applications pursuant to the Family Law Act 1996;
  • Domestic violence applications/injunctions and occupation orders;
  • Removal from the jurisdiction;
  • All other Section 8 Children Act 1989 applications: Prohibitive Steps and Specific Issue Applications including disputes concerning a child’s education.

Solicitors and clients regularly comment that Janette has a friendly and personable approach and provides clients with a professional and sympathetic service, whilst also being tenacious when necessary.

 

Memberships

Member of Middle Temple

Member of the Family Bar Association