Public Law & Childcare Solicitors

Whether it is an application for a care order, an adoption application or any other child related legal matter, including short notice emergency applications, we have a dedicated and experienced team of Childcare Solicitors who can offer support and guidance.

When dealing with such matters you need the best legal advice available and our expertise allows us to respond to your individual needs quickly. We manage every case sensitively and provide clear advice in an efficient and clear manner.

With offices in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Leicestershire we cover a large area of the Midlands.

Public Law Childcare Solicitors

The family law team handle all aspects of public childcare law and represent parents, children, guardians, The Official Solicitor, central government agencies such as CAFCASS and other carers of children.

We pride ourselves in ensuring you accomplish the best result possible.

Children Panel

Four members of the team are on the Children Panel which means that they can represent children in relation to care proceedings. This requires regular attendance at Courts throughout the East Midlands including the High Court where complex cases are often dealt with.

Legal Aid

Legal Aid is available to all parents who are involved in Care proceedings without any financial contribution, irrespective of their financial circumstances. Legal Aid may also be available to others who are involved in cases concerning children and we will ensure that, if you are eligible for Legal Aid, an application is made on your behalf without delay.

How Timms Can Help

Our expert team are sensitive and supportive and will work with you to acheive the best result for you and your family. Our Childcare Solicitors have years of experience working with hundreds of families on complex cases. For further information, please contact us on freephone 0800 011 6666 or via email at