Membership announcement for the Family Transparency Implementation Group (TIG)

FamilyFamily CourtPresident of the Family DivisionReviews

Following a successful EOI process, the President is pleased to announce the membership of the Transparency Implementation Group: Due to the diverse strength & experience of applicants, membership was extended to include: family practitioner- junior barrister and media specialist practitioner-barrister.

1Head of TIGPresident of the Family DivisionSir Andrew McFarlaneHead of Family Justice England and Wales
2Co-ChairMrs Justice Nathalie LievenFamily Division Judge
3Co-ChairHer Honour Judge Madeleine ReardonEast London Family Court
4TR Independent Panel MemberNicola Shaw CBE
5Secretary to the TIGJack HarrisonBarrister – Coram Chambers (London) and Deans Court Chambers (Manchester)
67Family Justice Young Peoples BoardJennifer Gibbon-Lynch & Young person(s)FJYPB Co-ordinator
8   9Family Rights Group   Family Rights GroupAngela Frazer-Wicks   Clare WalshChair of Trustees, Family Rights Group & member of parents’ panel Kinship Carer
10Data ExpertDr Natalie ByromDirector of ResearchThe Legal Education Foundation
11Nuffield Family Justice ObservatoryLisa HarkerDirector 
12AcademicDr Julie DoughtySenior Lecturer in LawSchool of Law and PoliticsCardiff University
13Practitioner BarristerCharles Hale KCBarrister & Arbitrator4 Paper Buildings
14Practitioner Junior BarristerFemi OgunlendeBarristerNo5 Chambers
15Practitioner Media specialistGuy Vassall-Adams KCBarristerMatrix Chambers
16Practitioner SolicitorOlive CraigSenior Legal Officer, Rights of Women
17District JudgeDJ Adem MuzafferCardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre
18Legal AdvisorTom FoleyLegal AdviserHMCTS Midlands Region
19Media Rep- JournalistSian HarrisonLaw Service EditorPA Media
20Media Rep- Legal BloggerLucy ReedChair of The Transparency Project, Barrister & Blogger
2122Ministry of JusticeMinistry of JusticeAna PopaMaxine MonksFamily Justice PolicyOpen Justice and Transparency Team
23HMCTSAdam LennonDeputy Director and Service Owner-Family
24DfELauren KocanHead of Children’s Rights and Family Justice
25CafcassJack CorderyNational Director of Operations
26ADCSHelen LincolnExecutive Director for Children, Families & Education (DCS)Essex County Council

The TIG aim to meet before Christmas to begin this important work. Terms of reference will be published in due course.

The President thanks all those who took the time to express their interest in this work.

Further updates will be provided as the work progresses.