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Supreme Court: CN & GN v Poole Borough Council
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2018

The defendant is represented by Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres, instructed by Rob Hams of Wansbroughs. This appeal will consider the


International families and the price of child relocation without consent
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2018

The recent case of a British mother of three young children who was extradited from the United States to England to face criminal charges relating to


Residual jurisdiction under the Children Act 1989: habitual residence vs physical presence
  • Stewarts
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2018

The father was of dual French and Moroccan nationality, and owned a property in Surrey. The mother was Canadian, with a home in Calgary. The parties


Can a straight line be drawn between a parent with extremist views and the significant harm suffered or likely to be suffered by a child?
  • Bindmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2018

When a local authority seeks to issue care proceedings for a child within a family connected to alleged radicalisation or a family thought to be


Personal Injury Briefing - Abuse - Section 20 Children Act 1989: A trap for the unwary Local Authority
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2018

One area expected to change further concerns Section 20 of the Children Act 1989. This provision established a duty upon a Local Authorities (LAs) to


Marriage and cohabitation - what is the legal difference?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2017

Most people may not realise that there is a distinct difference in the legal sense between being married and just living with someone, known as


Cohabitation and Financial Provision for Children
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2017

The Office for National Statistics reports that the fastest growing type of family in the UK is the cohabiting couple. Out of the 19 million families


Judicial deprivation of liberty authorisations: Updated November 2016
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

In Re X and others (Deprivation of Liberty) 2014 EWCOP 251 (and No 2 2014 EWCOP 37), Sir James Munby, the President of the Court of Protection


Child arrangements post divorce - what is best for the children?
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

Deciding the future arrangements for a child which meet their best interests is one of the most difficult and sometimes poignant duties of any family


Parental responsibility at the school gate
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

Parental responsibility is a concept beloved by lawyers and the Courts but what does it actually mean for parents, children and educators? It is