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Family Law, Children Law | Tuesday 30 October 2018

Appeal in care proceedings involving rival Special Guardianship Order contenders: a foster carer and extended family members in Ghana. Appeal allowed.

Rebekah Wilson instructed for the Appellant. Maggie Jones instructed for the Respondent Children's Guardian. 

Rebekah Wilson Maggie Jones

Family Law, Children Law | Tuesday 18 September 2018

The London Infant and Family Team & The New Orleans Intervention Model

In England two local authorities – Croydon and Tower Hamlets –  have been trialling the New Orleans Intervention Model, a relationship focused intervention for families involved in care proceedings. King's College London are currently undertaking a random

Victoria Burgess

Family Law, Children Law, International Family Law | Wednesday 1 August 2018

Court of Appeal allows first successful appeal against Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order

Sarah Forster appeared on behalf of the mother and James Holmes, who was also instructed at first instance, appeared on behalf the local authority led by Hannah Markham QC.

James Holmes Sarah Forster

Family Law, Children Law | Tuesday 15 May 2018

What is confidentiality and does it matter anymore?

Sections 97(2) and (6) of the Children Act 1989 make it a criminal offence for anyone to publish material likely to identify a child involved in proceedings under the Act. The prohibition only lasts until the end of the proceedings - Clayton v Clayton [20

Ed Elliott

Family Law, Children Law | Tuesday 15 May 2018

Family cases and Deprivation of Liberty

There have been two important recent cases which have considered issues of deprivation of liberty and young people subject to care proceedings.

Mai-Ling Savage

Family Law, Children Law, International Family Law | Wednesday 28 March 2018

Malek Wan Daud joins Council of Europe delegation to Portugal to evaluate implementation of Istanbul Convention on Combating Violence Against Women

Malek Wan Daud is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Family Team.

Malek Wan Daud

Children Law, Immigration Law, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Monday 19 February 2018

SM (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] UKSC 9

Navtej Singh Ahluwalia of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team appeared for the intervener, Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Community Care Law | Friday 22 September 2017

Bach Commission report calls for Rights to Justice Act and far wider eligibility for legal aid

Garden Court Chambers contributed evidence to the Bach Commission.

Joanne Cecil Lucie Wibberley

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