A Local Authority v DS  EWHC 1442 (Fam)
Ranjit’s practice encompasses all areas of family law and the Court of Protection. He regularly represents children, parents and local authorities in public law proceedings. He is frequently instructed in private law matters, including international family law cases and cases involving intractable contact disputes. Ranjit acts for a wide range of clients in financial work at all levels of complexity, including acting for clients who reside overseas. Ranjit advises and represents clients in an increasing number of cases in the Court of Protection.
Ranjit represents children and their parents in private law matters and is frequently instructed on a public access basis. His private law work includes cases of all levels of complexity, including cases necessitating expert evidence and contested final hearings. Recent cases have included matters involving parental alienation and intractable contact disputes. Ranjit recently represented a father in an intractable contact dispute, with the eventual final order being one of shared care.
Ranjit represents children, parents and local authorities within care proceedings and is also often instructed on behalf of interveners, grandparents and special guardians. His recent work increasingly involves allegations of non-accidental injury and multi-week finding of fact hearings. Recent cases included representing a father at a 3-week final hearing where the local authority was seeking adoption in respect of the subject child. This case involved lengthy cross-examination of expert witnesses and ultimately led to the return of the child to the care of Ranjit’s client.
Ranjit represents parties involved in proceedings in the Court of Protection in both health and welfare and financial proceedings. He recently represented the mother of P in a case where P was removed following allegations of poor care and serious assault. P was ultimately returned to live with and be cared for by the mother. Other cases have involved a crossover into the jurisdiction of the Mental Health Act.
Ranjit is instructed to represent parties in financial remedy applications, including interveners to those proceedings. His recent cases have included examples at every level of asset base and complex questions of jurisdiction.
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