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Caroline Croft



Caroline practices in all areas of the law relating to children and in the Court of Protection. Caroline is efficient, diligent and a skilled advocate who focusses on the specific needs of each client. Caroline is easy to work with and compassionate.


Caroline has a busy and diverse practice.  

Caroline represents all parties involved in public law proceedings. Caroline has a range of experience in difficult care cases, for instance: cases with life changing inflicted injuries and complex medical evidence, including cases with suspected shaking injuries; cases involving inter-generational and inter-sibling sexual abuse; cases with allegations of poisoning and drugging; cases where FII is suspected; cases of abduction; and cases where children are placed abroad.  

Caroline is regularly instructed in wardship proceedings and other applications under the inherent jurisdiction.  

Caroline undertakes the full range of private law proceedings, often representing children’s guardians and NYAS caseworkers.  

Caroline has a broad range of appeal experience and in recent years Caroline has been led by Queen’s Counsel several times.  

Caroline has a keen interest in non-traditional family structures and LGBTQIA + rights and representation.

Practice Areas

Public Law Children

International Family Law

Alternative Families

Private Law Children

Education and Professional Memberships

University of Durham (BA) 

College of Law (GDL, BVC and LLB)

Family Law Bar Association 

Association of Lawyers for Children 

Inner Temple 


“Caroline is extremely strong in cross-examination. She really digests the whole case and even picks up on small details that make all the difference. She is great with clients, very empathetic and explains clearly to them in plain language.” Legal 500 2024, Ranked: Tier 6