Dorian Day

Call: 1987


Dorian specialises in all aspects of work involving familial and relationship breakdown.

In particular he is renowned for his representation of parties in cases of complexity with serious allegations of homicide, physical and sexual abuses, in High Court care proceedings.

Dorian is also well reputed for complex and high value financial remedy cases.

Until 2011 Dorian practiced out of chambers in London where he continues to conduct significant amounts of work.

Dorian has 20 years experience having practiced in criminal , civil and family law at the highest levels and in the most complex and demanding cases.

Dorian’s extensive background and particular expertise is that of a forensic trial lawyer with a methodical approach to preparation, detail and effective presentation of the key issues in any particular dispute.

Dorian combines the ability to offer sensitive sound practical advice backed up by detailed preparation and robust Court presentation in any dispute and is highly respected by both his opponents and the judiciary.

Cases of Note and Interest:

Croydon LBC v A [1992] 1 WLR 894-Exercise of PR under a Care Order.

Re H [2003] 1 WLR 419-Designation of relevant local authority.

B v B (Divorce:Northern Cyprus) [2000] 2 FLR -Declaration that the UK does not recognize divorce.

B v Lewisham BC [2008] 2 FLR 523-Judicail Review of Specail Guardainship Finacial Provision.

Lewisham BC v D [2011] 1 FLR 895-Disclosure of DNA held by the Police.

Lewisham BC v D [2011] 1 FLR 908. -The use of DNA in care proceedings.

R v Chief Constable of Sussex OAO Evans CO/15342/2009 Burnett J-12.7.13.-Judicial Review of Fast Track Police Disciplinary Proceedings.

Articles and Publications:

“Pay day for the silent army of Specail Guardians” -The Ramifications of the Decision in B v LB Lewisham -Family Law 2010





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