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Practice Overview

Marlene has a specialist and unique practice encompassing all areas of children law. She was awarded the Young Barrister of the Year Award at the Jordan’s Family Law Awards 2014, consistently appears in law-making cases and is listed in Chambers and Partners 2019 as an ‘up and coming’ barrister, 'regarded as a rising star by sources'. Marlene has a particular focus on children’s rights and on the nexus between children law and public law, with experience of high-profile, large scale public inquiries. Marlene acts in all levels of court and has appeared in both the High Court and Court of Appeal with and without a leader.