Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Sally Gore
Called to the Bar in 2006

Sally has specialised in family law and related areas throughout her career at the Bar.

Having previously been a member of a specialist family set in London, Sally joined Fenners Chambers in 2014.

She also has experience in the Court of Protection and of cases which fall under the Mental Health Acts.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Family Law

Sally has specialised in family law and related areas throughout her career at the Bar. Having previously been a member of a specialist family set in London, Sally joined Fenners Chambers in 2014. She also has experience in the Court of Protection and of cases which fall under the Mental Health Acts.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Family law: care and adoption proceedings, private law children matters, financial remedy and cohabitation disputes, injunctions, judicial review, community care, Court of Protection.

PUBLICATIONS

Sally is known for her particular expertise in judicial review matters arising in relation to social services provision for adults and children. The second edition of her book, ‘The Children Act 1989: Local Authority Support for Children and Families’ was published by Jordan Publishing (now LexisNexis) in 2015.

HER WORK

Sally is authorised to accept instructions from members of the public as well as from solicitors.

Sally has represented parents, children and local authorities at every level of court up to and including a number of appearances in the Court of Appeal.

WHAT OTHERS SAY

The up and coming Sally Gore handles a wide range of family law but stands out in particular for her niche expertise in judicial review proceedings, especially as they relate to children law
Chambers and Partners 2014

A rising star of the family bar who has experience in matrimonial finance and private and public children law
Chambers and Partners 2013

Sally has specialised in family law and related areas throughout her career at the Bar. She is recognised by Chambers and Partners Guide to the Bar as an up-and-coming junior in the field of family law.

Sally also edits the Children Law section of the Encyclopedia of Social Services and Child Care Law(Sweet and Maxwell).

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Children: Sally has considerable experience of public and private law children work. In public law children cases, Sally has acted for local authorities, parents and children in all levels of court.
  • Financial remedies: Sally’s financial relief practice encompasses all aspects of matrimonial finance and cohabitation disputes including Schedule 1, Children Act claims.
  • Judicial Review: Sally has a particular interest in judicial review proceedings as they relate to public law children work. The second edition of her book on Part III, Children Act, ‘The Children Act 1989: Local Authority Support for Children and Families’ was published by Jordan Publishing in November 2015. She regularly advises and represents claimants and local authorities in judicial review claims relating to the Children Act. She has a particular knowledge of the duties of local authorities under s.17 and s.20, Children Act 1989, the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000, fostering / special guardianship payments and the duties owed to looked after and former looked after children.

HER WORK

Sally is authorised to accept instructions from members of the public as well as from solicitors.

Sally has represented parents, children and local authorities at every level of court up to and including a number of appearances in the Court of Appeal.

WHAT OTHERS SAY

The up and coming Sally Gore handles a wide range of family law but stands out in particular for her niche expertise in judicial review proceedings, especially as they relate to children law
Chambers and Partners 2014

A rising star of the family bar who has experience in matrimonial finance and private and public children law
Chambers and Partners 2013

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

LB v London Borough of Merton and Another

[2013] EWCA Civ 476 [2014] 1 FLR 1066.

H (A Child)

[2013] EWCA Civ 72

R(O) v East Riding of Yorkshire Council

[2011] EWCA Civ 196, [2011] 3 All ER 137, [2011] 2 FLR 208, [2011] 1 FCR 453, (2011) 14 CCLR 256, The Times, 8 March 2011.

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

The Children Act 1989: Local Authority Support for Children and Families (Jordan Publishing, June 2011) (second edition, November 2015)

The Encyclopedia of Social Services and Child Care Law (Editor, Children Law)

QUALIFICATIONS

MA: Cambridge

MPhil: Cambridge

LLM: McGill

PhD: Cambridge

Commonwealth Scholar, 2002-2003

STEP Certificate in Trusts and Estates (England)