"I am very happy indeed with the outcome and I could not have had the same result without her [Dinah's] vital support, guidance, advice and professionalism. I will forever be grateful for her calm approach throughout the case which helped me keep focussed during a very stressful time for me. I appreciate the work she has done. Justice is delivered. " Mr. S, Client
Dinah Loeb specialises in family and civil litigation.
Dinah has more than 20 years’ legal experience having qualified as a solicitor in 1990, as a mediator in 2002 and a barrister in 2004.
With experience of both sides of the profession she is uniquely able to support lay and professional clients through the litigation process.
She is experienced in all courts including the Court of Appeal, undertaking work on the South Eastern Circuit, Western Circuit and London.
Her main areas of practice are:-
- Ancillary relief on divorce/ civil partnership dissolution
- Child arrangement orders concerning where children live and how much family contact they should have
- Claims under the Inheritance Act (Provision for Families and Dependants)
- Financial claims on behalf of children
- Property disputes between unmarried couples
- Applications to remove children from the jurisdiction
- Child abduction
- General civil litigation
Dinah is qualified to take on direct access work, visit Dinah’s direct access website for more information.
Regularly instructed in complex middle and high net worth cases including disputes involving businesses, asset tracing and property held overseas or by third parties.
Children Act cases
Dinah has substantial experience in complex public law cases representing parents, children and local authorities. Her cases involve non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and chronic neglect issues.
Dinah is regularly instructed on behalf of parents seeking child arrangement orders and is experienced in cases involving applications to remove children permanently from the UK, international child abduction and private law guardian cases.
General civil litigation.
Dinah is regularly instructed in a wide range of civil cases, particularly those with a family law element.
Acting for husband in financial proceedings where wife unsuccessfully alleged husband was concealing his assets.
Acting for father in proceedings under Schedule 1 Children Act where the mother is seeking to challenge a CMS assessment.
Advising and representing appellant in relation to an outright transfer of property under Schedule 1 Children Act.
Representing the claimant in a contested probate dispute.
Representing a mother intervening in divorce proceedings to protect her interest in properties held in the husband and wife’s names.
Acting for a father in private law proceedings where the mother made false allegations that the father posed a sexual risk to children. The child was ultimately placed with the father due to concerns about emotional harm by the mother.
Acting for a father in High Cost care proceedings involving NAI and neglect.
Acting for the Guardian on a successful appeal against the discharge of Care Order.