Barrister

Ian Griffin

Ian Griffin

Call 1997

ian.griffin@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

Expertise

Prior to his career at the Bar Ian was a qualified registered nurse and worked in all major central London teaching hospitals.

Ian has developed a successful and busy practice in all areas relating to children law acting in both private and public law proceedings.

Ian acts in private law children cases for parents and children in all levels of court, with varying and all levels of complexity,

In terms of public law proceedings he is regularly instructed by local authorities, parents and by solicitors acting for children in a wide range of complex and demanding cases and in areas that include non-accidental injury, cases with international elements such as moving children across international borders, ‘miracle baby’ cases, sexual abuse, severe neglect and mental health issues of a psychiatric and psychological nature. Ian is familiar with cases involving immigration issues.

Ian acts for a broad spectrum of clients in adoption cases.

Due to his previous medical nursing background Ian has experience in and understanding of the issues and factual circumstances often found in severe physical abuse cases requiring medical treatment such as head injury and fracture cases.

Education

University:
University of North London, LLB (Hons) (1995)

Post-Graduate:
Kings College London, Medical Law & Medical Ethics, MA (1996)

Law School:
Inns of Court School of Law (1997)

Memberships

FLBA
Middle Temple