Damian Woodward-Carlton KC

Damian Woodward-Carlton KC

Damian Woodward-Carlton KC is a family practitioner at 42 Bedford Row and regularly appears in complex cases involving a range of public law matters. He is actively involved in 42 Bedford Row’s new Animal Welfare group.

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Animal welfare – the lie of the land

In the rush to dump EU law by the close of 2023, does the UK risk slipping backwards in animal welfare and environmental protection? Damian Woodward-Carlton KC investigates

13 March 2023

The Bar’s Strictly Wellbeing (2)

Missions duly accepted, how did our three intrepid silks fare in their respective wellbeing adventures? They report back to Counsel

24 November 2019

The Bar’s Strictly Wellbeing (1)

Three silks embark on a wellbeing challenge à la Anneka Rice and bravely sashay into a new world of holistic difference

18 October 2019
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The adoption debate

With influential voices questioning the scale and nature of adoption in the UK, Damian Woodward-Carlton looks at the question, raised by Lord Justice McFarlane, whether the current model is the right one

27 November 2017

The ‘radical’ challenge

When does the state have the right to interfere in family life on the basis of radical views held by family members? Damian Woodward-Carlton reports on the inherent difficulties arising in the family courts

Family lawyers and courts are currently grappling with the most fundamental of questions: when does the state have the right to interfere in family life on the basis of the views – however unpalatable – of some family members, or their interest in exploring, viewing and reading material which others might find abhorrent? 

21 November 2016
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Seeking a bright future for the Bar

Sam Townend KC explains the Bar Council’s efforts towards ensuring a bright future for the profession

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