Ann Darian

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Ann Darian has many years experience as a family law practitioner, with extensive knowledge and representation in the High Court, County Court and Family Proceedings Court, in all aspects of family law.

Renowned for her sympathetic, practical and highly effective approach, her portfolio includes:

  • Public law, acting on behalf of the Parents, the Guardian and Local Authority.
  • Private law, in respect of Contact, Residence, Removal from the Jurisdiction, including matters involving European Convention / Brussels II regulations, and related matters.
  • Ancillary Relief and TOLATA applications.

Public Law cases of interest

  • Re A
    A complicated care case involving several local authorities and the designated local authority point of law.
  • Re S
    Representing the Mother on a serious non-accidental injury case.
  • Re M
    Representing a parent in a complicated care case involving allegations of incest over several generations of an extended family.
  • Re W
    Representing the parents in care proceedings prior to high profile criminal proceedings.


LLB (Hons) London School of Economics.

Year of Call & Inn : 1975 – Middle Temple.

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  • Children Team - 25, September
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    Importance of early therapy raised again

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    Bristol’s Designated Family Judge HHJ Wildblood QC has once again raised the issue of obtaining early therapy in family cases. In a recent case, which the judge reported on BAILII and in which QSC’s Mark Williams was representing the mother, the learned judge highlighted something he raised three years ago when first appointed, saying, “how … Continue reading Importance of early therapy raised again

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  • Children Team - 31, July
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    Ryan Morgan Called to the Bar

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    We are delighted to announce Family pupil, Ryan Morgan was Called to the Bar on Friday 28th July and is now available to be instructed in all Family matters. Ryan transferred to the Bar in 2017 after qualifying as a solicitor in Bristol in 2014. He practiced in all areas of family and private client law … Continue reading Ryan Morgan Called to the Bar

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  • Children Team - 18, May

    Training on abuse claims provided by Queen Square Chambers

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    Posted by James Dowse

    Joanna Lewis, Christopher Taylor and Lauren Seager recently delivered training on abuse claims to a nationwide firm of solicitors.  The Personal Injury team here at Queen Square Chambers recognise that this is an area in which the number of enquiries and claims are growing. Claims involving abuse can involve unique and complex problems such as … Continue reading Training on abuse claims provided by Queen Square Chambers

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