Priya Baskaran

Solicitor - Care Department

Priya Baskaran is a family lawyer who qualified in 2013 and joined Atkins Hope in 2015. Her specialism is in representing parents, grandparents and other relatives in care proceedings, and other public law children matters, such as discharge of a care order, contact with children in care and special guardianship proceedings. Priya undertakes the majority of her own advocacy. She is a member of the Law Society's Children Panel member which means she can represent children.

In addition to public law proceedings, Priya also represents victims of domestic violence in obtaining protective injunctions. Priya has experience in representing parents in private law children proceedings e.g court hearings about where a child should live and how much time a child should spend with each parent.

Priya has obtained accreditation from Resolution as a specialist family lawyer in domestic violence and public law children work in January 2016. Resolution is a family law association which promotes a constructive and non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

Priya is a member of the Children Panel which means that she  represents children in care proceedings through their Guardians.