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14-year-old instructs his own solicitor in care proceedings

The Times published a story on 13 September under the headline, ‘Judge lets 14-year-old boy choose his own lawyer’. The judgment is on BAILII here - Re Z (A Child: Care Proceedings: Separate Representation)  [2018] EWFC B57. We don’t know why the Times has not...

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The Muslim Foster Carer Case – the final chapter

Last autumn we covered the so-called 'muslim foster carer' case, over a number of blog posts (you can find those posts here). This week, just as we'd given up hope of ever finding out what happened to the little girl at the heart of the case, the judgment is out. Or,...

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14-year-old instructs his own solicitor in care proceedings

The Times published a story on 13 September under the headline, ‘Judge lets 14-year-old boy choose his own lawyer’. The judgment is on BAILII here - Re Z (A Child: Care Proceedings: Separate Representation)  [2018] EWFC B57. We don’t know why the Times has not...

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Court of Protection

Re Nichol: an unsent text message as a valid will

UPDATE 18 October - I've added a footnote to discuss some points which have been raised in Twitter conversations following my original post. On 11 October 2017, this headline appeared on the BBC news website.  The story naturally aroused a lot of interest and...

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Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 3:23am
Parents - talk to your lawyers about the choice of expert. They will likely know the experts from experience or reputation and should be able to explain why they have put forward or agreed a particular expert for your case @perditioning1 https://t.co/8GjEV82Rbe