Dawn Thomas

Dawn Thomas

Year of call:

2001, Lincoln's Inn


Dawn Thomas

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Scholarships and Prizes:

Droop Scholarship Award, Lincoln's Inn, 2001


Family Law Bar Association


LLB (Hons) Sheffield City Polytechnic. LLM University of Central Lancashire


Miss Thomas was called to the Bar as a mature student and has practised almost exclusively in family law since completing pupillage in 2003. Her experience has mainly been gained representing parents and family members in both Public and Private Child Law proceedings. Her practice involves appearing in the Family Proceedings Court, County Court and the High Court. 

In Public Child Law matters Miss Thomas is usually instructed to represent parents or family members in Child Care and Adoption proceedings.
In Private Child Law matters Miss Thomas is familiar with the full range of Section 8, Children Act 1989 applications including Specific Issue and Prohibited Steps applications dealing with such matters as Change of Name and Removal from the Jurisdiction.
Family Law Act 1996 proceedings also fall within Miss Thomas’ field of practice and she is experienced in dealing with Non-Molestation applications, Committal Proceedings and Occupation Orders.


For further information please contact the Civil & Family Clerk, Peadar McKinstry on  0161 955 5104.

'Experienced in representing parents and family members in children law cases.'

Legal 500, 2017

"Experienced in private and public law proceedings."

Legal 500, 2016

"Strong in childcare proceedings."

Legal 500 2014

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