Portrait of Jacqueline Wehrle

Jacqueline Wehrle

Year of Call 1984

Professional Practice

Jacqueline specialise exclusively in cases involving children. In the private children field of law, she is frequently instructed in protracted and complicated disputes over residence, contact and in applications to permanently remove children from the jurisdiction, and she has considerable experience of cases of intractable and alienated parentage. In public children law field, she regularly acts proceedings involving serious nonaccidental injury and sometimes death; sexual abuse; serious emotional harm and chronic neglect. She acts in cases of domestic abuse, where physical, emotional and psychological harm is alleged.

  • Recommendations

    Working with Jacqui is a delight. She is sensitive to the needs of the lay client and understanding of the needs of the children concerned, yet brings to the process an objective intelligence and knowledge of her subject that is superb. In court she is both fearless and persuasive to the great benefit of her clients and their children.
    Elisabeth Calman – Edward Pilling & Co
    Is very sensitive to client needs and objectives and combines this sensitively with a pragmatic and robust approach in court.
    Julian Bremner - Rayden Solicitors
  • Notable Cases

    • Re MR (Welfare Hearing: No 2)
      [2013] Fam Law 939
    • Re S (Contact: Intractable Dispute)
      [2010] 2 FLR 1517
    • LM (by her Guardian) v Medway Council, RM and YM
      [2007] 1 FLR 1698
    • T and A (Children)
      [2000] TLR (1/2)


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