Ms Jorden Berkeley

Independent Social Worker

Ms Berkeley

Ms Jorden Berkeley is an experienced Independent Social Worker and Family Court Advisor  who provides expert reports and evidence in private and public family proceedings.

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Ms Berkeley has 10 years of combined non-statutory and statutory experience in children’s social work. Ms Berkeley’s specialisms include child protection and safeguarding, fostering assessments, parent orders and private law family matters. Ms Berkeley is currently practising as a family court advisor and has extensive experience in giving evidence in London-based courts, including the High Court.

Ms Berkeley is a senior social work practitioner has worked for Cafcass and various London based local authorities. Ms Berkeley works effectively with a team and also as an individual practitioner and has extensive experience of meeting tight report deadlines.

Experience of giving evidence

Ms Berkeley has substantial experience in giving evidence in both public and private family law proceedings in several London based courts.

Cases undertaken

Ms Berkeley has extensive experience in undertaking private law assessments including Section 7 and Section 37 assessments. Ms Berkeley has undertaken assessments to inform the Public Law outline process inclusive of permanency planning.

Specialist assessments offered

  • Section 7
  • Section 37
  • Parental Orders
  • Domestic abuse assessments
  • Form F (Fostering) Assessments
  • Parenting assessments
  • Viability and kinship assessments
  • Together and Apart Assessments (Siblings)
  • Special Guardianship assessments

Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent


Ms Berkeley is available to complete assessments within 12 week timescales if necessary. She is available to travel to complete face to face appointments in homes or office spaces, and remote assessments. I am happy to undertake assessments within a prison setting if necessary.

Qualifications and professional memberships


  • MA in Social Work and Systemic Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
  • BA History, Literature and Culture of the Americas


  • Registered by Social Work England
  • Member of BASW

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