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Adelle Eveleigh-Winstone LL.B. (Hons) Barrister
  • Called to the Bar: 2003

Areas of Practice

Adelle has particular experience in the following practice areas:


  • Private law children - at all stages, from first appearance through to final hearing, including interim contested and finding of fact hearings, in the Family Proceedings', County and High Courts. Adelle has represented parents, grandparents and children and has been involved in cases concerning, for example, sexual abuse, serious domestic violence and removal from the jurisdiction.
  • Public law children - representation of parents and Local Authorities in the Family Proceedings', County and High Courts in cases concerning, for example, sexual abuse and abduction.
  • Ancillary relief - representation of husbands, wives and interveners at every stage of proceedings, in the County and High Courts. Experience in dealing with foreign assets and interlocutory injunctions.
  • Injunctive relief under the Family Law Act.
  • Quasi-family matters including TLATA applications, civil proceedings for the return of dowries, applications under the Protection from Harassment Act and defending CSA prosecutions.


  • General civil, at all levels and in most areas, particularly: contract, negligence, personal injury, education and insolvency.
  • Extensive experience of mortgage and rental possession proceedings.
  • Coroner's inquests.


Family Law Bar Association


  • 2002 Holt Award - Gray's Inn (BVC Scholarship)
  • 2001 Pearson Education prize for Environmental Law.
  • 1999 Sweet & Maxwell prize for Constitutional & Administrative Law.



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