Hayley Griffiths is recommended by the Legal 500 UK Directory 2012/13 for her expertise in the Western Circuit for her Family expertise at the Bar. "3PB’s ‘remarkably professional’ family team is ‘expert in its field’. Hayley Griffiths - is ‘an effective negotiator with an abundance of charm’."
Hayley Griffiths specialises in all aspects of Public and Private Child Law acting for Local Authorities, parents, grandparents and Guardians. Areas of expertise include:
Re M (A Child)  EWCA Civ 1710 CA
Acted for Local Authority
Medically inexplicable ‘spectacular’ skull fractures to a child.
Re M (A Child)  EWCA Civ 1905
Acted for the mother
Protective measures necessary for a father who lacked capacity to give instructions where he faced serious allegations that he caused a head injury to his child.
Re X 
Murder of the mother by father. Issue was whether there should be direct contact between the children and father. Acted for the children.
Re S  Baker J
Non-accidental injuries to a child who was a non-resident of the UK. Brussells II Revised applied. Acted for the Swedish father. (Leading Counsel Henry Setright QC)
Re M (Allegation of rape: Fact Finding Hearing) EWCA Civ 1385 CA
Acted for the Local Authority. Allegation of rape set aside after mother had lied.
Re R (A Child)  EWHC 838 Fam
Intractable contact dispute leading to a change of residence of a 12 year old. Acted for the child.
Re S (Placement Order: Revocation )  1 FLR 503 CA
Acted for the Local Authority.
Re B (Psychiatric Therapy for Parents)  1FLR 701 CA (Leading Counsel: James Munby QC)
Acted for the Local Authority
Assessment of the parents did not fall within CA 1989 S38(6)
Re G (Adoption: Freeing Order)  AC 613 HL Acted for the Local Authority. Application to revoke a Freeing Order. (Leading Counsel : Michael Horowitz QC)