Court judgements

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11 Aug 2020 - England
Mrs Justice Lieven DBE : 1. This is a challenge to the lawfulness of the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) Amendment Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) which amend a series of regulatory protections in respect of children social care...
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...
29 Apr 2020 - England, Wales
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...
04 Feb 2020 - England
Fortunately, the outcome that I approve for this little girl is an agreed one.  The local authority has withdrawn its application for a placement order and its plan for adoption and proposes to continue to care for A in long term foster care under a...
22 Jan 2020 - England
This judgment concerns two sisters who were once described by professionals as having a strong attachment with one another despite a significant gap in their respective ages.  They came into the care system because they could not be looked after...