False Fabricated or Induced Illness (Fii)/NAI Allegations
Four apologies up to director level achieved via the complaints process for a mother after a social worker altered information from medical professionals and omitted police reports in order to falsely claim that some professionals had alleged Fii against the mother. Case also progressed to Serious Review Meeting after information accidentally leaked into the public domain by the local authority.
Mother cleared at Royal Courts of Justice when accused of non-accidental injury (NAI) in a notable case in which mother and handling of case praised.
Resolving a highly emotive situation in which a senior member of school staff had accidentally sent a derogatory email about a pupil’s mother to the mother herself following the mother seeking support for her daughter. Mother who has a long term health condition assisted to raise her wishes and feelings through to a satisfactory outcome.
Reducing of a formal written warning to a verbal warning for a vulnerable employee within the care sector. Achieved via working with the client in order to ensure that her voice was heard and improper use of the disciplinary process and GDPR were raised. Client also received an apology and felt able to continue the employment.
Private Family Law
Assisting a single father to understand the relevant procedures in relation to obtaining a child arrangements order within an acrimonious separated parental relationship. Child arrangements order by voluntary consent of both parties achieved at first hearing without prolonged court proceedings.