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Manisha Halaria


FMW Team (Hammersmith)
020 3012 1482


Manisha joined the firm in September 2018 and is a Solicitor in the Children and Family department. Manisha qualified as a Solicitor in January 2018.

Manisha has extensive experience of representing clients in applications for Non-Molestation Orders and protective injunctions. She has also acted for clients in respect of Child Arrangement Orders where there are disputes regarding residence and contact.

Manisha’s focus is now on acting for parents in relation to Care Proceedings and the pre-proceedings process where the Local Authority are involved regarding concerns of parent’s care of children. She has dealt with a variety of issues including domestic abuse, substance misuse and mental health conditions. Manisha takes a pragmatic and sensitive approach in all aspects when representing her clients and takes pride in being meticulous in all aspects of her work.

2012 BA English, University of Southampton
2014 LLB University of Law, Guildford
2018 Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

Addition Languages:

Gujarati- basic level

Re K: Manisha represented a Father in care proceedings involving serious allegations of physical abuse against the child. Case involved complex elements including relocation of the child outside of the jurisdiction.

Re B: Manisha represented a Mother with severe learning difficulties facing allegations of physical abuse perpetrated against the child. Case concluded favourably with the child remaining in Mother’s care.

Re W: Manisha represented a Father who suffered with significant substance misuse difficulties. Manisha secured placement of the family in a specialist unit with new born baby and the case concluded with the child remaining in her parent’s care.

Re D: Manisha represented a Father involved in private children proceedings which led to care proceedings. The Father suffered with learning and cognitive difficulties and faced serious allegations of sexual abuse against the child. The case concluded favourably with the child being placed with the Father under a Child Arrangements Order.

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