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William  Falshaw

Position: Barrister

Year of Call: 1987


specialist areas 

Adoption and Special Guardianship

Care Proceedings

Child Arrangements

Domestic Violence

Drug Abuse


William Falshaw has been involved in law for over 30 years. 

William specialises on Public Law cases and has acted for guardians and parents in contested hearings at all levels.

He is well versed in dealing with allegations of neglect, emotional and sexual abuse. William has a compassionate affinity which allows him to understand drug addiction and the challenges faced by parents in the Family Court, his compassion and understanding in dealing with cases involving domestic abuse, be it for a victim, a perpetrator or on behalf of a child, has often been commented favourably by the judiciary.

William acts on behalf of parents, children’s guardian, competent children and intervenors in a range of cases:

  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship
  • Child arrangement disputes 
  • Criminal proceedings 
  • Neglect 
  • Sexual Abuse 
  • Drug and Alcohol abuse 
  • Domestic Violence 


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