Specialist Care Solicitors

Meet Your Emery Johnson Astills Team

Our team of specialist care solicitors understand the bureaucracy in this area and the law which underpins it.

Because of the sensitive nature of our work in this field, and to protect vulnerable clients, we do not include photographs of our care team.

For any enquiries, contact our team via email:

careteam@johnsonastills.com

Halina Patecka, Solicitor
Halina is a specialist Child Care Solicitor. She joined us in 2008 and represents parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and children through their guardian, in applications for care orders including supervision orders, special guardianship orders and placement orders.

Professional Information 

  • Member of the Children Panel
  • Member of The Law Society

Claire Cousin, Solicitor
A member of our team since 2007, as well as representing family members in applications for care orders, Claire specialises in providing pre-proceedings advice regarding child protection conferences and social service involvement.

Professional Information 

  • Member of the Children Panel
  • Member of The Law Society