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Michelle Hurst

Michelle Hurst

Senior Associate Legal Executive
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Michelle Hurst

Senior Associate Legal Executive

Michelle is a Deputy Head of the Care and Adoption Department and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has specialised in child care and adoption law since 2013 and has vast experience in this area, having advised parents, family members and Court appointed Children’s Guardians.

Michelle is passionate about providing assistance to those who find themselves involved in these types of proceedings. She has experience of cases including non-accidental injuries ranging from fractures to shaken baby syndrome. She is able to balance a friendly and personable approach with sensible advice and strong advocacy skills.

Michelle is confident in representing clients at court, whether this is on behalf of parents, children instructing her directly or children being represented through their Children’s Guardian.

Michelle has shown herself able to respond to emergency situations in a timely and professional way and in addition to this Michelle genuinely cares about her clients and goes the extra mile to make sure their cases are handled thoroughly and conscientiously.

Michelle can advise on:

  • Any issue where the Local Authority is involved with a child, whether at pre-proceedings stage or court proceedings
  • Emergency applications by the Local Authority
  • Family members who are not directly involved in proceedings but seek to challenge an assessment of them

Did you know...

Michelle is an avid reader, a keen cook, and is passionate about rugby, especially her home team, Northampton Saints. She also enjoys watching as much live stand-up comedy as she can.

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