Melanie joined our’ Family Law team in 2013. She specialises in all areas of children law, including adoption and care proceedings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Children proceedings, including acting for parents, grandparents, children and others in:
    • Adoption
    • Adoption breakdown
    • Advocacy
    • Care proceedings
    • Complex children proceedings
    • Special guardianship
  • International children issues, including:
    • Removal from jurisdiction
    • International child abduction
    • International adoption
    • International contact/residence disputes
    • Wardship
    • Inherent jurisdiction

Professional Information

“From the very beginning Melanie Bridgen has been outstanding. Her guidance, advice and personal approach put me at ease whilst dealing with a very emotional and difficult child case. From start to finish she has consistently delivered.”

– Client Feedback


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