Case Comment: R (Steinfeld & Anor) v Secretary of State for International Development [2018] UKSC 32

Judgment in the case of R (Steinfeld & Anor) v Secretary of State for International  Development [2018] UKSC 32.

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Rapidly crumbling – Bruzas v Saxton

This is an ancillary relief case, but one that (when it is finally decided) could have massive implications for lawyers in all fields. Bruzas v Saxton 2018.

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The new ‘normal’

Families Need Fathers have issued a press release, welcoming ideas put forward by Sir Andrew McFarlane, the incoming President of the Family Division, in a keynote address at their conference on the theme of restoring confidence in family justice, held on 23 June.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Social worker on the naughty step

M and N (Children : Local authority gathering, preserving and disclosing evidence) [2018] EWFC 40 (1 June 2018).

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Making Special Guardianship Order before child has lived with prospective carers

P-S (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 1407 (18 June 2018).

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Alleged contempt, whilst in prison for contempt

Egeneonu v Egeneonu & Anor [2018] EWHC 1392 (Fam).

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My work life imbalance and the big gorgeous eyes

It's ironic that some weeks after the publication of the Bar Council's Working Lives Survey I've only just managed to scrape together enough time to knock up a blog post to say 'Damn Right we're stressed and overworked!

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Bob the Builder – Mail, please fix it!

The Daily Mail reported yesterday that a ‘Nurse’s one-year-old son is taken from her care after she let him sit in a Bob The Builder toy car that was ‘inappropriate’ for his age’.

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Is, Was and Ever Will Be

This is a Court of Appeal decision in relation to significant harm in care proceedings, where the harm was said to be emotional harm. Re S & H-S Children 2018.

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