Emma Stanbanks
  • Emma Stanbanks
  • Director

Emma Stanbanks


Emma qualified in 2002 and joined Johnson Astills in 2016. Emma previously practised Criminal Law for many years and is a Solicitor Advocate. She is an experienced Solicitor specialising in representing immediate and extended family members including children in all aspects of Childcare Law including:

  • Care and Supervision Orders
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Secure Accommodation Orders
  • Placement Orders and Adoption
  • Discharge of Care Orders and contact with a child in Care
  • Special Guardianship Orders
  • Arrangements for children where the child is separately represented
  • Pre-proceedings advice where Social Services are holding a Child Protection Conference or Pre-proceedings Meeting
  • Advice regarding section 20 Children Act 1989
  • Advice to family members regarding a negative assessment completed by Social Services in relation to a family member’s ability to care for a child

Professional Information:

  • Emma is a member of the Specialist Law Society Children Panel and a member of the Association of Lawyers for Children.
  • Emma is a Dementia Friend

Team: Care Team