Jonathan Buchan specialises in public law Children Act proceedings. He has extensive experience of cases involving complex non-accidental injuries, death, factitious illness, sexual abuse and neglect.

He is instructed for parents, children and local authorities and is well known for his approachable manner, common sense advice, thorough preparation and robust cross examination of witnesses.

Mr Buchan does not accept Direct Access instructions.


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CPE, Leeds Metropolitan University, MA (Hons) Cantab

Areas of Expertise

Family Law (Public Law)

Professional Organisations

Northern Circuit, Family Law Bar Association