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Family Law

The leading authority on all aspects of family law

26 SEP 2011

Re C (A Child) (Adoption: Duty of Local Authority) – Welfare and the rights of the birth family in 'fast track' adoption cases [2009] CFLQ 87

In Re C (A Child) (Adoption: Duty of Local Authority), the Court of Appeal had an opportunity to explore the relationship between parental interests and the paramountcy of child welfare in adoption decisions. This commentary critically examines the court's reasoning, arguing that it utilised an unnecessarily narrow conception of welfare and gave undue weight to the interests of the child's mother.

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation

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Covers the law, practice and procedure in respect of FGM and also includes wider contextual...

Financial Remedies Handbook

Financial Remedies Handbook

Formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook this is the first resort for thousands of...

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