Solicitor since 1993
Called 2003 Email Lynn
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.
Lynn McFadyen employs "quiet professionalism that instils confidence."Legal 500 2011
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Lynn is regularly instructed to represent local authorities, parents and Children’s Guardians in the full range of care proceedings, from neglect to serious physical or sexual abuse. She has experience of cases with an international element and has been involved in a number of cases where reporting restrictions have been obtained
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"
Sheffield v Bradford: January  Fam Law 32
Re Jane (Publicity)  1 FLR 1261
B, C and D Children  EWHC 262
North Yorkshire County Council v B  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
Designation of Local Authorities in Care Orders
LLB (Hons), University of Birmingham
Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)