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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.
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
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.
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