Head of the children's services team
I am a partner and head of the Children's Team. I specialise in cases where a local authority seeks to remove children into state care particularly cases involving foreign jurisdictions, murder, radicalisation and serious allegations of non-accidental injury to children. I will often be asked to represent the children involved.
The directories say the following about me:
“Jas Tamber is a standout individual for complex childcare matters. He frequently represents the interests of parents and children in difficult care proceedings, including cases involving in non-accidental injury and risk of radicalisation. Sources say: "He is probably one of the market leaders in representing children in care proceedings." (Chambers & Partners 2017)
"Jas Tamber's focus includes public law children cases involving allegations of non-accidental injury, with specific experience in assisting parents with learning difficulties." One peer describes him as a "terrific practitioner," with another adding, "he is exceptional and seems to have experience beyond his years." (Chambers & Partners 2016).
"Childcare law specialist Jas Tamber is highly recommended." (Legal 500 2016).
"Jas Tamber has a distinguished reputation for children's work, particularly complex public law matters". Sources single him our for his in-depth knowledge and "good grasp of legal issues." One peer notes, "If we did that type of work we would be trying to steal him." (Chambers & Partners 2015).
I have experience of representing parents and children in all levels of court from Magistrates to the High Court.
- RO v Local Authority & Others  EWHC B31 (Fam)
- RO v A Local Authority & Ors  EWHC 97 (Fam)
- Birmingham City Council v AB & others  EWHC 3090 (Fam)
- S Local Authority v T, UN and Others  EWFC 41
- Re Y (A child: Care Proceedings: Fact finding) 2016 - Wolverhampton City Council v JA & Others (ZK and another intervening)  EWFC 62
I am also a member of the Association for Lawyers for Children and was awarded the Hershman/Levy Prize for Outstanding Newcomer in Family Law in 2010.
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