The latest updates from our specialist practice in child and family law.

Posted: 2nd September 2016
Author: Emily Bower
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Sir James Mumby, President of the Family Division has shared his latest views in relation to the continued increase in the number of care cases and how the Family Courts will manage this without any increase in resources (judicial or otherwise)

He states that: “we must continue to look for new, innovative and better ways of handling these cases, while never departing from the fundamentals, namely that:

  • Care cases, with their potential for life‐long separation between children and their parents, are of unique gravity and importance;
  • It is for the local authority to establish its case;
  • Common‐law principles of fairness and justice demand, as do Articles 6 and 8 of the Convention, a


Posted: 24th August 2016
Author: Emily Bower

Kieran and I attended the presentation on ClickShare at Portsmouth Family Court on the afternoon of 28th July 2016

ClickShare allows evidence held on any digital device to be presented in court via a plug and play system or through the free ClickShare App on a mobile/tablet device This means that pink tape and carrying a large number of bundles to court may well become a thing of the past if the new digital system proves that ebundles are as efficient and user friendly as the system makes it look

One of the main advantages to having an ebundle is that with a single click everyone in the courtroom including the Judge and the witness


Posted: 22nd August 2016
Author: CLP
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The Children’s Legal Practice Ltd would like to welcome you to our new website and our new blog which will be updated on a regular basis to keep our visitors up to date with the latest news, to include changes in the law from the legal world in matters concerning Education Law, in particular appeals to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal and Private/Public Law and Practice

We hope that all of our visitors like our new website and find all of the information they need

We have also launched our new Facebook page to complement our new website and to provide a further avenue of correspondence for our existing and potential new clients