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.
|Head of TIG||President of the Family Division (Sir Andrew McFarlane)||Head of Family Justice England and Wales|
|Co-Chair||Mrs Justice Nathalie Lieven||Family Division Judge|
|Co-Chair||Her Honour Judge Madeleine Reardon||East London Family Court|
|Financial Remedies Sub-group Chair||His Honour Judge Stuart Farquhar||Brighton Family Centre|
|Transparency Review: Independent Panel Member||Nicola Shaw CBE|
|District Judge||DJ Adem Muzaffer||Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre|
|Magistrate Member||Julia Steels JP|
|Magistrate Member||Andrew Wood JP||Regional Lead Magistrate – Midlands|
|Secretary to the TIG||Jack Harrison||Barrister – Coram Chambers (London) and Deans Court Chambers (Manchester)|
|Secretary to the TIG||Olivia Kirkbride||Barrister – Serjeants’ Inn Chambers (London)|
|Family Justice Young Peoples Board||Jennifer Gibbon-Lynch & Young person(s)||FJYPB Co-ordinator|
|Family Rights Group||Angela Frazer-Wicks||Chair of Trustees, Family Rights Group|
|Family Rights Group||Clare Walsh||Member of Parents’ Panel; Kinship Carer|
|Data Expert||Dr Natalie Byrom||Director of Research: The Legal Education Foundation|
|Nuffield Family Justice Observatory||Lisa Harker||Director|
|Academic||Dr Julie Doughty||Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University|
|Practitioner Barrister||Charles Hale KC||Barrister & Arbitrator, 4 Paper Buildings|
|Practitioner Junior Barrister||Femi Ogunlende||Barrister, No5 Chambers|
|Practitioner Media specialist||Guy Vassall-Adams KC||Barrister, Matrix Chambers|
|Practitioner Solicitor||Olive Craig||Senior Legal Officer, Rights of Women|
|Legal Adviser||HMCTS Lawyer||Legal Adviser, HMCTS Midlands Region|
|Media Rep- Journalist||Sian Harrison||Law Service Editor, PA Media|
|Media Rep- Legal Blogger||Lucy Reed||Chair of The Transparency Project, Barrister and Blogger|
|Ministry of Justice||MoJ Official||Head of Courts Transparency Policy|
|Ministry of Justice||MoJ Official||Head of Public Law Policy Team|
|HMCTS||Adam Lennon||Deputy Director and Service Owner-Family|
|DfE||DfE Official||Head of Children’s Rights and Family Justice|
|Cafcass||Jack Cordery||National Director of Operations|
|ADCS||Helen Lincoln||Executive 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.