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Christi Scarborough

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email christi.scarborough@42br.com

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Introduction

Christi joined chambers in 2015.  She has a practical, commercial and client focused background, having previously worked in both the advice and IT sectors.  Christi brings a conscientious, thorough and well prepared approach to her advocacy.  She also sits part time as a Disability Member in the First Tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber).

Family Law (Public and private)

Christi has appeared on behalf of the Metropolitan police, local authorities, parents and guardians in care proceedings in the Family and High Courts.  She also has experience of private law children disputes and financial remedies work.

Significant work includes:

  • Acting for local authorities, parents, grandparents and guardians in care proceedings
  • Application to vary a secure accommodation order
  • Successfully obtaining an application for an injunction under the inherent jurisdiction to restrain parents from posting confidential information about the child on public websites.
  • An application under the inherent jurisdiction to provide for vaccination of a child in the absence of parental consent.
  • A long running dispute in respect of a parent unilaterally cutting off contact with the non-resident parent
  • Successfully obtaining an order for sale of a former matrimonial home including an order for costs due to the actions of the other party.

Testimonials

  • “Very thorough and accurate in her advices. Fully attuned to the demands of today’s busy private practice, giving an attentive and reliable service to solicitors and clients.”

Professional memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association

Selected cases

  • Podlasiak v Edinburgh Woollen Mill ET/2701291/13

Education

  • Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), Oxford Brookes University
  • BA (Hons) Mathematics, University of Durham

News & events

News & events

Housing Law Bulletin: Banning Orders and the Housing and Planning Act 2016

In this Bulletin, Christi Scarborough discusses banning orders: what are they? When would one be used? What are their consequences? Banning Orders – what are they and how do they work? Christi Scarborough looks at new powers available to Local Authorities from 6 April 2018, and the circumstances under which private landlords or letting and

1st May 2018 Read more

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation During April and May 2017, we ran a 2-part workshop in Chambers exploring the law and procedure on dealing with mental health issues in housing cases. This Bulletin is intended as a follow-up note for those of you who attended, and as a general practice note for those of

30th May 2017 Read more