Jessica Habel

Teams: Family (Child Care, Finance), Public Access (Direct Public Access)

Year Called: 1991

Inn: Middle Temple

Qualifications: MA (Oxon)

Memberships: Family Law Bar Association

Bar Council Registration

Jessica is an experienced family law barrister with an extensive practice throughout the South of England.  She is an outstanding advocate with a reputation for tenacity who is very approachable.

She deals with both private law and public law children matters, but with an emphasis on the latter.  She has represented all parties to public law litigation including local authorities, parents, interveners, Guardians and separately represented children.  Jessica has dealt with serious cases involving such issues as non accidental injury and sexual abuse.

She has appeared in all the major Courts and Tribunals including the Court Of Appeal.

In financial cases, she deals with disputes between married couples and unmarried couples, including those where there are members of the extended family intervening.

Jessica qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and practiced as a litigation solicitor before being called to the bar in July 1991.  



VAT  Number: 568571889

Jessica Habel

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