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Lynn McFadyen

Called Called in 2003
Admitted as a Solicitor in 1986



About Lynn McFadyen

Prior to joining chambers in 2003, Lynn was a solicitor for 17 years in private practice – specialising in family law; principally in public law care proceedings and adoption.

Personal Details

Education: LLB (Hons), University of Birmingham
Professional Associations: Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)

Specialist Practice Areas


Legal 500 2011 - Lynn McFadyen employs ‘quiet professionalism that instils confidence’;

Legal 500 2009 - recognised Lynn as an experienced practitioner and "strong in children's cases"

Reported Cases

Sheffield v Bradford:  January [2013] Fam Law 32

Re Jane (Publicity) [2011] 1 FLR 1261

B, C and D Children [2010] EWHC 262

North Yorkshire County Council v B [2008] 1 FLR 1645



“Placing children with relatives: the new law on designation” Family Law February 2013 (co-author with John Hayes QC)


Publicity and Media Access in Family Courts

Hot Topics in Fact Finding

Lecture to BAAF – What’s New in Adoption and Fostering 2010

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups

Advocacy and Court Skills

Data Sharing

Designation of Local Authorities in Care Orders

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