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Katherine Goss

Called 2002

Katherine practises exclusively in Family Law, specialising in Private Law children disputes. She joined chambers over ten years ago having practised previously from chambers in Cambridge. Katherine has extensive experience of appearing at all levels of the Family Court and the Court of Appeal.

Katherine understands that many clients are experiencing one of the most stressful times of their lives. She is able to give advice sensitively and to put clients at ease.  

Education: BA (Hons) University of York; PGDL University of East Anglia; Inns of Court School of Law.

Katherine was called to the Bar in 2002 and is a member of Gray’s Inn. She is a member of the Family Law Bar Association and the North Eastern Circuit.

Katherine received the William Shaw QC scholarship award from Gray’s Inn.

Katherine welcomes instructions in the following areas:

Child Arrangement Orders applications

Specific Issue Orders

Prohibited Steps Orders

Relocation cases

Removal from the jurisdiction

Cases involving domestic abuse

Areas Of Expertise

Areas of Expertise
Family: Children
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Katherine covers all aspects of Private Law children matters and Family Law Act disputes.

Practice areas:

  • Child Arrangement Orders including applications for Contact and Residence;
  • Removal from the Jurisdiction and Change of Surname applications;
  • Injunctions and committal applications.
Notable Cases
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Re W (Children) [2007] EWCA Civ 753, CA
An Appeal by a father against an Order for no contact in private law proceedings where the mother and children had fled from domestic violence.

Lectures
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Katherine has presented numerous seminars on various aspects of Family and Child Law to solicitors, social workers and Children's Guardians.

Personal Details
Education

English BA (Hons), University of York (1998) Post Graduate Diploma in Law, University of East Anglia (2001) Scholarships: William Shaw QC Award (Gray's Inn)

Professional Associations

Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)

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