David Medd – Cygnet Law

Your local specialists in family and property law

David Medd

Barrister / Director


David was called to the Bar in 2010 and is regularly instructed by Local Authorities, parents, grandparents and children in contested and complex multi-day hearings within the Family Court and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.

Membership/Professional Qualifications

  • BA (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding)
  • Bar Vocational Course Prize, Inner Temple
  • Plowden Award for Advocacy
  • North Eastern Circuit
  • Family Law Bar Association

David has a wealth of experience in the following areas: –

Public Law

  • Child neglect
  • Serious injury to children
  • Sexual abuse
  • Fabricated/induced illness
  • Domestic abuse
  • Substance misuse
  • Mental Health
  • Developmental delay/children with complex needs

Private Law

  • Contact
  • Residence
  • Child arrangements
  • Occupation Orders
  • Non-Molestation Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Specific Issue Orders


  • Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Education and Health Care (EHC) Plans

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