Carmel Maher

Solicitor, Adult social welfare and asylum team

Telephone: 03000 41 69 93

Email: carmel.maher@kent.gov.uk

Qualifications

  • LL.B
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Biography

Carmel is a solicitor qualified in Queensland and New South Wales in Australia where she practised before coming to the UK. She is also qualified in England and Wales.

Earlier experience in Australia was gained as a litigation lawyer in private practice with a broad spectrum of cases across many areas of the law both civil and criminal; academic research in copyright law; in Crown Court criminal prosecution; in quasi – judicial duties in the areas of civil litigation sitting as a registrar.

Her experience in the UK was mostly gained in child protection law and now also in vulnerable adult protection and unaccompanied asylum seeking children.