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Giorgia Sessi

Called 2017

Giorgia joined Chambers in October 2018 after successfully completing a specialist family law pupillage under the supervision of Alex Taylor. 

 

Giorgia specialises in Family Law and her practice encompasses all aspects of family relationships and their breakdown (including children cases, financial cases and injunctive proceedings). Giorgia is known for her hard-working nature, attention to detail and client handling skills, which she derives from her combined life and professional experience.

 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Giorgia worked as a legal interpreter and translator for 10 years. During her legal training, she volunteered for the Personal Support Unit, assisting Litigants in Person in a range of family and civil proceedings, and IPSEA, supporting parents of children with educational needs.

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Areas Of Expertise

Areas of Expertise
Family: Property & Finance
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Giorgia advises and represents clients in all stages of Financial Remedy Proceedings and accepts instructions from both private and publicly funded clients. She is known for her pragmatic, no nonsense approach. 

 

Giorgia’s practice encompasses all areas of financial remedy proceedings, and in particular:

  • Housing and capital needs
  • Interim maintenance
  • Matrimonial and non-matrimonial assets
  • Add-back
  • Pension sharing orders
  • Pre-nuptial and separation agreements
  • Costs
Family: Children
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Private Law

Giorgia regularly acts for parents and children, via their Children’s Guardian, in private law disputes. She often appears against Litigants in Person. 

 

Giorgia’s practice encompasses all areas of private children cases, including: 

  • Parental alienation
  • Allegations of domestic violence
  • Allegations of sexual abuse
  • Change of residence
  • Disputes in relation to a child’s education
  • Internal relocation
  • Separate representation of children
  • Enforcement of private law orders

 

Public Law

Giorgia regularly acts for parents, Local Authorities and Children’s Guardians in public law proceedings. She has experience in cases involving domestic abuse, substance misuse, neglect, emotional harm and non-accidental injuries. 

Notable Cases
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Re S and H-S (Children) (Care Proceedings: Harm) [2018] EWCA Civ 1282 - [2018] Fam Law 1109

Scholarships/Awards
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Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn (2016)

BPP Excellence Award (2016)

BPP Regional Scholarship (2016)

Winner of the University of Law GDL Mooting Competition, Manchester (2015)

Lectures
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Personal Details
Education

Laurea (BA (Hons)) in Conference Interpreting, University of Bologna, Italy (2.1)

Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law (Distinction)

Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Manchester (Very Competent)

Professional Associations

The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn

Family Law Bar Association

Giorgia's Latest News
Events Law with Lunch | Family Finance
Events Family Law Conference
 

04—07—2019

Family Law Conference

Events Law with Lunch | Family
 

05—06—2019

Law with Lunch | Family

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