Catherine Sparks

Called in 2003

Areas of Practice
Crime, Family, Local Authorities & Public Law


Practice Profile

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University of East Anglia (LLB Hons)
BPP Law School

Catherine has a broadly based common law practice

Having built up a common law practice which encompassed family, criminal and civil work, Catherine now specialises in all areas of family law.  Catherine is regularly instructed in matters  involving both children (private and public) and finances.  In relation to public law, she is instructed on behalf of local authorities, parents and wider family members in care, special guardianship and placement order applications.  In private law Catherine appears in all matters relating to contact and residence disputes, s91(14) applications and removal from jurisdiction.  Catherine's finance practice includes ancillary relief, Schedule 1 applications and TOLATA , often with foreign or high value assets.   Catherine also deals with injunctive relief cases under the Family Law Act 1996.  Catherine has appeared in all levels of court from the family proceedings court to the Court of Appeal.



Kent Bar Mess

Family Law Bar Association

South Eastern Circuit





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