Professional, approachable and responsive, Darren is the Child Matters specialist here at Laurus.
Having built a sizeable body of experience in child matters in Legal 500 firms – the top ranked firms in Britain – he focuses on all areas of family and children law including residence and contact issues, divorce and related financial matters.
Darren often advises unmarried couples about cohabiting agreements and agreements around property rights and ownership.
Child-protection concerns involving local authorities, advising family members on special guardianship orders, and representation in contact applications for children in care, or protective injunctions are all also included in his skillset.
Darren’s able to offer practical courses of action, thriving on building a rapport with clients, especially at difficult times where is experience is most needed.
Arranging Contact with a Grandchild in Care
Our Child Matters expert Darren Francis explains how he was able to help a couple increase their contact hours with their grandchildren who were living with a foster family.