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Carla Rawlinson

Year of call:
2009
Education:
LLB, University of Birmingham
LLM, University of Birmingham (specialising in Human Rights and Family Law)
BVC, College of Law
Recipient of a Bursary from The Kalisher Trust
Career:
2010
Pupil at KBW Chambers
2011
Tenant at KBW Chambers
2014 - 2018
Programme Leader at BPP Law School, teaching on the Bar Professional Training Course
Appointments:
2016
Accredited International Mediation Advocate, ADR Group
2015
Accredited Mediator, ADR Group
2014
Accredited Advocacy Trainer certified by the Advocacy Training Council
Memberships:
Member of Middle Temple
Family Law Bar Association
North Eastern Circuit
Bar Standards Board Professional Ethics Assessor

Family Law

Carla Rawlinson specialises in all aspects of Family Law. Carla is a persuasive advocate who always seeks to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.  She shows real compassion, handling cases with sensitivity and skill. When in court, she uses her previous experience in Crime to execute compelling cross-examinations and to advance cogent arguments.

Private Law Proceedings

Carla has considerable experience of complex family conflicts within residence and contact cases, including specific-issue orders, domestic abuse cases and applications to remove children from the jurisdiction. Carla has a real understanding of the pressures involved for clients going through proceedings of this nature and is extremely sensitive.

Public Law Proceedings

Carla receives instructions in Care Proceedings relating to sexual abuse allegations, parents with mental health problems, removal disputes and has represented parents affiliated with radical groups. She is experienced and skilled at dealing with vulnerable clients with mental health issues and learning disabilities.

Carla has experience in advising West Yorkshire Police in relation to disclosure from Family Proceedings.

Lecturing

Carla has extensive experience lecturing to Bar students and presenting training sessions to solicitors.  She lectures on a wide variety of topics relating to family law. She is an Advocacy Council Accredited Advocacy Trainer and an Accredited Mediator.  If there is a particular area in which she can assist, her clerks will be happy to arrange a lecture or training session.

 

Contact Carla’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Carla accepts instructions to advise and represent clients in relation to all aspects of family finance. She has experience of representing clients at First Hearings, Financial Dispute Resolution Hearings and Final Hearings.

 

Contact Carla’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Carla will be able to accept instructions from 10 September 2018

Carla accepts instructions to advise and represent clients on Court of Protection matters and is eager to build this area of her practise. She is sensitive and has experience of working with vulnerable clients.

 

Contact Carla’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209