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Damian Woodward-Carlton KC - 42BR Barristers

Damian Woodward-Carlton KC

Call 1995 | Silk 2019
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email damian.woodward-carlton@42br.com

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Damian Woodward-Carlton KC

Call 1995 | Silk 2019
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email damian.woodward-carlton@42br.com

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Animal Welfare Law

Damian is building a practice in all areas relating to the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and other key animal welfare legislation (including the recently enacted Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022). His experience of conducting forensic and welfare analyses in children cases combined with legal analysis in High Court and appellate work, means he is well equipped to accept instructions in this field.

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Qualifications & Appointments

  • BSc (Psychology) – University of Durham (1986)
  • University of Durham Scholarships (1984 and 1985)
  • The Gabbet Prize for Psychology (1984)
  • MA (by thesis) – University of Durham (1988)
  • Diploma in Law – City University (1994)

Recent Publications

  • A radical challenge, Counsel Magazine December 2016
  • ‘The Adoption Debate’ – Counsel Magazine December 2017

Related News

Supreme Court Judgment re H-W

Supreme Court Judgment re H-W

Damian Woodward-Carlton QC, Sharan Bhachu and Katie Phillips appeared for the respondent Local Authority at Supreme Court level, in the matter of H-W.


Published: 15th Jun 2022

Heading AD & AM (Fact-Finding: Re-Hearing) [2016] EWHC 2912 (Fam)

Heading AD & AM (Fact-Finding: Re-Hearing) [2016] EWHC 2912 (Fam)

Tina Cook QC, Damian Woodward-Carlton and Fareha Choudhury appeared in this re-hearing of a fact finding. A mother found to have inflicted near-fatal injuries to the spine and skull of her infant son, successfully applied to re-hear the findings of fact. Newly-obtained medical evidence of the child’s spinal osteopenia led the Court to replace its


Published: 12th Jan 2017

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