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Phil Booth

Called Called in 2004
Admitted as a Solicitor in 1988



About Phil Booth

Philip practised as a Solicitor for 16 years before being called to the Bar. He was a Solicitor in London and in West Yorkshire, working both in private practice and in a number of authorities. He has acted as legal advisor to Adoption Panels and has provided legal training for social workers.

Personal Details

Education: BA (Hons) Law 2:1, South Bank University
Professional Associations: Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)

Specialist Practice Areas

Reported Cases

RE T (A CHILD) (2009) - In the circumstances there had been no cogent reason for forcing on a local authority a care order rather than the supervision order which it had asked for and which the parties and the child's guardian were agreed was appropriate.

FAMILY LAW [2009] EWCA Civ 121 - CA (Civ Div) (Sir Mark Potter (President), Arden LJ, Jackson LJ) 4/3/2009.


Philip participates in all training sessions undertaken by the family team. This includes the provision of training to local authorities, solicitors and social workers.

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