Court judgements

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18 May 2022 - Northern Ireland
This is an appeal by a father against the decision of the Londonderry Family Care Centre of 16 February 2022 whereby it refused the father’s application for a direct contact order with his 14 year old child. The order affirmed an existing order...
29 Sep 2021 - England, Wales
The Lord Burnett of Maldon CJ: Introduction   This is the judgment of the court to which we have all contributed. Since 1989, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust ("Tavistock") has operated a Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) for...
15 Sep 2021 - England
This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the...
03 Feb 2021 - England
This is a claim for judicial review of the practice of the defendant, the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, through its Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) and the first and second Interveners (the Trusts) of prescribing...
06 Aug 2020 - England
This is an application by the local authority for an order under the inherent jurisdiction for a deprivation of liberty authorisation. The case came before me in the urgent applications list last week. The situation is so pressing that another...
10 Oct 2019 - England
The common law has long protected the liberty of the subject, through the machinery of habeas corpus and the tort of false imprisonment. Likewise, article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights begins: “Everyone has the right to liberty and...
09 Sep 2019 - England
MRS JUSTICE THEIS:   Introduction   The court is concerned with applications relating to R, nearly 2. The applicants in the care proceedings are the local authority, who seek care orders. The respondents are R's mother and father. R is a party to...
09 Sep 2019 - England
The Hon. Mr Justice Keehan : Introduction i) whether some or all of EF's injuries were non- accidental inflicted injuries; ii) if so who is the perpetrator or who are the perpetrators of the same; and iii) with whom should the children live, with...
28 Jan 2019 - England
Mr Mark Love (instructed by London Borough of Greenwich) for the Applicant Ms Sally Bradley (instructed by Freemans) for the 1st Respondent Mr Dingle Clark (instructed by Lillywhite Williams, Dagenham.) for the 2nd & 3rd Respondent Mr William...
14 Dec 2018 - England
The Hon. Mr Justice Keehan :Introduction I am concerned with two young women A and B. A and B were made the subject of care orders and placement orders on 2nd May 2008 in favour of Herefordshire Council. Neither were ever placed for adoption. A...