Dr Mandeep Dyal
Mandeep completed her Law degree at the University of Birmingham, obtaining a First. She was called to the Bar in 2008 and commenced practice in 2010 following the completion of her pupillage at Chambers under the supervision of Anthony Lowe. Alongside practice, Mandeep completed a PhD, at the University of Birmingham, in the law relating to reproductive technologies. The research focused on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 and sex-selective technology. Mandeep specialises in Family Law and is interested in developing her practice in the areas of disputes relating to children born as a result of reproductive technologies/sperm donation.
- Children – private law
- Property and Finance
- Divorce and Dissolution
- Domestic Violence
Mandeep is frequently instructed to represent parties in all types of private law children applications, routinely in relation to applications for child arrangement orders, specific issue orders and prohibited steps orders. She has experience of applications for internal and external relocation of children, including the removal of children from the jurisdiction to both Hague Convention and non-Hague Convention countries, as well as jurisdictions governed by Sharia Law.
She is regularly instructed to represent parties to financial remedy proceedings and is often instructed to represent wives, husbands and interveners within such proceedings.
She is also pleased to accept instructions in applications for non-molestation orders and occupation orders and adopts a friendly and sympathetic approach towards clients.
Mandeep has published various articles:
- “Whether Sex Selection for Non-Medical Reasons should be permitted in the UK” (PhD Thesis, University of Birmingham) (2014) eTheses Repository available at www.etheses.bham.ac.uk
- “Sex Selection and Sex-Selective Abortion: Lessons to be Learnt from a Comparison between the United Kingdon and the North Indian State of Punjab” (2013) 13:2 Medical Law International 101-134
- “Self-Determination, Dignity and End-of-Life Care, Regulating Advance Directives in International and Comparative Perspectives” (Review) (2012) 20:4 Medical Law Review 650-655