Court judgements

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15 Sep 2021 - England
I am concerned with four cases which give rise to the same question of law in the context of the coming into force on 9 September 2021 of the Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, which statutory instrument...
23 Apr 2021 - England
In this matter I am concerned with three young people, Child A who is 17 years old, Child B, who is 13 years old, and Child D, who is 11 years old. They had a sister, Child C, who tragically died on 6th June 2019 when she was 14 years of age. 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...
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
An interim care order (ICO) was granted in the Dublin District Court in respect of two children one of whom had to be admitted to a hospital’s intensive care unit with severe infection due to head lice and scabies.
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
The Child and Family Agency (CFA) sought a supervision order for a teenage boy (A) and interim care orders for two younger school-going children (B and C). The matter had been listed the previous week but was adjourned for the period of one week to...
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
A contested wardship case, involving an 18-year-old [A] who had reached her age of majority in special care, came to an end when the young person was deemed by three psychiatrists to have capacity and the CFA subsequently withdrew their petition as...
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...