Mo Hayes – Head of the Care Team

I specialise in public law care proceedings and I am instructed by parents or act for the children through their Court appointed Guardian.

I represented a mother in care proceedings through the Official Solicitor due to the mother’s Learning Disability.  I instruct Queens Counsel for the mother to challenge the assessment process and support she was entitled to.  The case resulted in a change to the way Children and Adult Services work together to support parents where the parent suffers from a learning disability.

I have recently been instructed directly by teenage children in complex care proceedings where the children were competent to instruct a solicitor and wished to challenge their care plans.

I also represent parents and children in private law proceedings involving disputes between family members concerning the care of children.

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“Mo Hayes is very intelligent and a very able lawyer.”

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Contact Details

T: 01522 542211
T: 01159 411469
E: Send an email

Mo studied at the University of Bristol

Mo is a Partner in the Family Department and head of the Care Team

  • Law Society Children’s Panel
  • Resolution
  • Chair of the Lincoln Child Contact Centre Committee

Mo specialises in Children Law

Mo is a Eurovision Song Contest fan