Carol Clelland

Year of Call: 2019
Solicitor: 1994

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Private law

Carol Clelland is regularly instructed in complex proceedings involving children which include allegations of physical and emotional abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence and parental alienation. She is used to handling applications where there has been social work involvement after and regularly represents parties in cases involving:

  • R16.4 Guardian - parental alienation/implacable hostility
  • Special Guardianship
  • Removal from the jurisdiction
  • Cross-boarder applications/Hague convention
  • Recovery orders
  • Specific issue orders / Prohibited Steps Order
  • Surrogacy



“Carol helped us through a minefield of legal challenges, without her we don’t know where we would be, she is simply the best”  - Client [2019]

“Carol is dogmatic in her determination to seek justice and a formidable force”  - Guardian [2019]

“Carol is a safe pair of hands who approaches cases in a sensitive manner to ensure even the most vulnerable can participate to the best of their ability” - Official Solicitor case worker [2019]


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Professional bodies

Law Society Children Panel
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Family Law Bar Association
Member of the Association for Lawyers for Children
Women in Family Law