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Sian Churchill

Senior Associate Solicitor

I joined the Family Team at Crane & Staples in May 2019. I became a Senior Associate Solicitor in April 2022.

I qualified as a solicitor in 2014, and since then I have specialised in Children Law and Domestic Abuse matters including:

  • Representing parents, grandparents and other family members in care proceedings in cases involving allegations of non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, drug and alcohol misuse, neglect, mental health concerns, and lack of capacity, amongst others.
  • Representing parents in contesting adoption applications.
  • Representing prospective adopters in contested adoption applications.
  • Representing parents in private law Children Act proceedings, including Child Arrangements Orders (previously contact and residence), Prohibited Steps Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Wardship.
  • Assisting victims of domestic abuse and representing them in obtaining a Non-Molestation Order to protect them.

I am passionate about providing vulnerable clients the best representation available. I work with local support services to ensure that this happens. I am a member of Resolution which means I will try to resolve matters with an amicable approach wherever possible.

Memberships and Positions Held

I am a member of Resolution.

I am an Accredited Resolution Specialist in Private Law and Public Law Children Act matters.

Reported Cases

Outside the office

I love attending music concerts with my husband and ‘music’ concerts with friends and my sister. I am a sucker for punishment and enjoy true crime documentaries, and Drag Queen shows.

  • Sian Churchill – superb, knows her stuff. great client care.

  • Excellent solicitors have really helped me through the darkest time in my life. Great people and do their job spectacularly! Very happy and very confident with these fighting my corner.

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