Amanda Debono

Senior Legal Assistant, Social Services Team

Telephone: 03000 41 60 24

Email: amanda.debono@kent.gov.uk

Qualifications

  • Ilex Part 1& Ilex Part 2 Family Law & Practice

Areas of practice

  • Public and Private Children Law

Biography 

Amanda advises on all aspects of social services law, particularly public law and private law application regarding the involvement of social services.

Amanda co-works with the child protection solicitors in the team, assisting them in all aspects of public law proceedings, such as the drafting of legal documents, preparing the cases for court, advising and assisting social workers with the preparation of their evidence and liaising with all parties. 

Amanda also manages her own caseload of private Law proceedings, regarding residence, contact and special guardianship applications and assists and advises social workers regarding the preparation of their reports filed within private law proceedings 

Amanda also supervises the junior legal assistants in the team.