Raymond Plunkett


Called 2004



Raymond was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 1973 and after obtaining his higher rights in 1995 joined Chambers. He acted as a stipendiary magistrate between 1989 and 1995.


  • Adoption
  • Children – Private Law
  • Children – Public Law
  • Wardship

Ray specialises in public and private law child care cases. He is also instructed in adoption and wardship matters.

He was a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel for 10 years, following its inception and until his move to the Bar.

He is regularly instructed by local authorities, the National Youth Advocacy Service, and children’s guardians/

Notable case:

  • CW v NT & Another [2011] EWHC 33 – Surrogacy: whose baby is it anyway?

Court of Protection

Raymond has undergone extensive training and is now accepting instructions in court of protection matters.