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Susan Stamford

Barrister

About

Su is a family law barrister who practises primarily in public law proceedings representing parents and children. This typically includes serious non-accidental injury and sexual abuse cases. She also undertakes complex private law cases representing children through their guardian. Su has particular expertise in acting for difficult and/or vulnerable clients.  

Experience

Prior to going to university and to the Bar, Su spent several years in residential social work (in both the voluntary and statutory sectors). Over a period of about ten years, she worked with several different client groups including homeless people, young offenders, drug users and people with mental health problems. 

Su has expertise in acting for difficult and/or vulnerable clients, including those with anger management issues and drug or alcohol problems. She has represented a significant number of clients with learning difficulties and/or mental health issues. 

She has represented a significant number of clients with learning difficulties and/or mental health issues. 

Practice Areas

Public Law Children

Private Law Children

Court of Protection

Cases

Re C (Children: Disclosure) [2010] EWCA Civ 239 

Roker International Properties Inc And Another v Couvaras And Wolf [2000] 2 FLR 976 

Education and Professional Memberships

LLB Hons (First Class) 

Family Law Bar Association 

Association of Lawyers for Children 

Middle Temple