Dylan is a specialist children law practitioner. Dylan is regularly instructed in both private and public law children cases involving lengthy hearings involving complex allegations of sexual abuse and non-accidental injury, representing local authorities, parents and guardians. Dylan also practises in the Court of Protection where he is experienced representing vulnerable adults via the Official Solicitor, local authorities and family members.
Dylan also undertakes family finance work, including financial provision for children pursuant to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989, claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. He has also acted for companies as interveners in matrimonial financial disputes and in many cases where the value of business assets are in dispute.
Dylan often gives CPD-accredited lectures to legal and other professionals, including recent papers on the impact of Practice Direction 25 on expert witnesses, ordinary residence in the Court of Protection, media access in the family courts and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998.