Dermot Feenan

Dermot Feenan

Dermot is an Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, and Founder and Convenor of the Law and Compassion Research Network.

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Compassionate counsel

Dermot Feenan explores the place of compassion in legal practice

The Family Law Bar Association obituary of Sir Nicholas Wall, formerly President of the Family Division, stated Sir Nicholas was a compassionate judge who ‘thought and cared deeply about the outcome of his cases’ – a reminder that justice and compassion are not seen to be necessarily incompatible. There are many reasons why compassion has a role to play in practice.

21 March 2017
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