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Individual - Public Children Law Barrister of the Year in England Dere Street Barristers Pauline Moulder Barrister Tel: +44 (0)344 335 1551 In the increasingly competitive market for legal services, Dere Street stands out as one of the leading barristers’ chambers in the country with 18 members of Chambers ranked in the major legal directories. Dere Street is a modern, innovative and forwardlooking set, comprising of almost 90 barristers, 4 of whom are Queen’s Counsel. It offers specialist advocacy, advisory and drafting expertise across a wide spectrum of practice areas and at every level of seniority. Its aim is to provide the highest standards of service and to anticipate and respond to its clients’ needs.

is professional, thorough, fierce and effective’. Although Ms Moulder accepts instructions in all aspects of children work (as well as Court of Protection work, forced marriage and honour based violence and divorce), her specialisation is in public law, particularly the more complex cases. She has a depth of experience and knowledge in those cases which involve, e.g., an infant death in the family, difficult and conflicting medical evidence, induced/fabricated illness and children with complex needs.

Pauline Moulder

Renowned for her ability to master her brief and to think quickly and imaginatively, Ms Moulder is a skilled communicator who gives sensible and pragmatic advice. Her advocacy skills are best summed up by a senior circuit judge who described Ms Moulder’s cross examination in a complex public law matter as “the best cross examination I have ever heard in a family case”. Her written documents are excellent.

Pauline Moulder is recommended by Chambers and Partners as a leading senior junior in children work, and this year she is also quoted in the Legal 500 who say ‘her style of advocacy

Ms Moulder has a wide-ranging practice, acting for local authorities, parents and family members, children, children’s guardians and the Official Solicitor. She is regularly instructed

At 33 Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, and at our premises at 14 Toft Green, York we provide first class facilities for conferences and consultations, lectures and seminars, mediation and video-conferencing so that we can cater for our clients’ bespoke requirements.

to provide written and oral advice to local authorities and other parties in complex care matters and to advise private clients in residence and contact matters. Whilst Ms Moulder’s practice predominantly focuses on cases in the High Court and the county court, she accepts instructions for matters in the FPC. Cases undertaken include inflicted injury on a baby with a genetic disorder, death of an infant in the family (2), successful rehabilitation of children to a parent with a learning disability, contested overseas adoption together with a number of cases involving physical and sexual abuse. She has also instructed in a case involving historic induced/fabricated illness and poisoning, a case involving an infant death, two cases involving disputed medical evidence of bruising and fractures, a case involving the physical and sexual abuse of the children of same sex parents and a case involving inter-familial and generational sexual abuse. Ms Moulder has given a number of lectures in family law, most recently on the human rights aspects of local authority decision-making.

Individual - Public International Lawyer of the Year in England Carter-Ruck Solicitors Cameron Doley Senior Partner Tel: +44 20 7353 5005 Cameron Doley specialises in public international law issues, international arbitration work and litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory cases involving an international or diplomatic context. His clients include a large number of governments, heads of state and leading political figures from across the world as well as commercial entities and individuals requiring specialist advice on international issues. In addition to many years conducting litigation in the High Court in London, Cameron has extensive experience of matters proceeding before the United Nations, the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. Carter-Ruck’s International Law Group is additionally involved in cases that are progressing in the national courts of more than twenty countries located across the globe. Cameron also leads Carter-Ruck’s international arbitration practice and is presently heading

teams conducting Al Jazeera Media Network’s Bilateral Investment Treaty claim against Egypt before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) as well as a number of transnational arbitration claims before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and elsewhere. Cameron has enormous experience of dealing with the UK and international media and seeks to apply the reputation management expertise he has acquired to manage media interest in cases involving his clients. He also continues to bring claims for a number of his clients against the international media. Successes include the recovery of more than £500,000, together with the publication of a front page apology, upon the settlement of a claim brought by H.H. Sheikha Mouza Al Misnad (the wife of the then Emir of Qatar); the award of £165,000 – one of the largest UK libel awards of the past decade – to Sheikh Rashid Ghannouchi (the then leader in exile of the Tunisian opposition) against global

satellite channel Al Arabiya; and the victory achieved by the then Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, against London’s Daily Telegraph newspaper. Cameron graduated from The Queen’s College, Oxford, with First Class Honours in Modern History. Converting to law, he trained at CarterRuck under the firm’s founder Peter Carter-Ruck and became a partner in 1995. He is now CarterRuck’s Senior Partner, having been the firm’s Managing Partner for 11 years previously. He is described in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as having “a consistently diplomatic approach that always gets the needed results” and as “a great lawyer to have fighting your corner”. Cameron is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the ArabBritish Chamber of Commerce, the American Society of International Law and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

Global Awards 2017


Corporate INTL Global Awards 2017