In the recent case of Re B (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1579 Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division of the High Court…

In this recent judgment, His Honour Judge Wildblood QC (HHJ Wildblood QC) expresses the importance of parents receiving necessary therapy…

The President of the Family Division has issued a circular dealing with domestic abuse and containing a new Practice Direction (PD) 12J…

Last week Jemma Dally, Head of our International Child Care Team and expert in adoption and surrogacy was a panellist at Interlaw Diversity Forum’s……

Last week, Mr Justice Jackson – who in September last year was praised for his efforts in delivering an age-appropriate judgment containing an emoji…

The recent story of Sandeep and Reena Mander highlights some of the issues that can confront couples wishing to adopt a child. The Manders are…

In the recent High Court judgement of Re W (A Child) the President of the Family Division, Munby J, dismissed an application for an adoption Order…

The Children and Social Work Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017, becoming an Act of Parliament. This new law furthers the duty of local authorities in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. …

An important and insightful judgment recently handed down by Mr Justice Cobb, highlighting the paramountcy of the child’s welfare against the need…

Pursuant to s.25 Adoption and Children Act 2002 (ACA), when a child is placed with prospective adopters ‘parental responsibility is given to them’…

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