Child Care Solicitor

Annette Hinds

Annette Hinds , Duncan Lewis , Family Solicitor , New Cross Gate

Child Care
Director & Solicitor
020 7923 8533
07920 077036

Profile / Experience

Annette Hinds, a Child Care Panel Member with 14 PQE graduated from the University of Westminster in 1992 and later trained at a firm in Brentford before qualifying as a solicitor in December 1998. Since then, Annette has worked in 3 firms in South East London before recently joining Duncan Lewis in December 2012 as a Family & Child Care Director and Head of Department based in at their Lewisham Office. Although her specialism focuses much on Public Law Children Act matters, she has considerable experience acting for parents seeking the return of their children from the Local Authority; as well as children through their Guardians. Annette’s practice ranges from Private Law Children Act Matters including Contact and Residence applications to matters of domestic violence and obtaining Non-Molestation Orders under the Family Law Act 1996.

Before embarking upon a career in law, Annette worked as a Civil Servant in Her Majesty’s Treasury in Whitehall for 10 years. Annette’s background is very community based having worked with young people for the Peabody Trust in Deptford, a Mentor for the Lewisham Mentoring Scheme and a founder member of the Brixton Basketball Club which originated in New Cross. When not working, Annette dances in an all female, over 35’s, street dance group.

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