Is there any clarity on the involvement of adoptive parents in the applications and courts process? Whose application is it and what is required to persuade the court to dispense with parental consent?
Drawing on live cases involving children and vulnerable witnesses, how do you deal with coercive control, domestic violence and honour-based violence as part of a fact-finding hearing?
DoL Orders - Sarah Phillimore, St Johns Chambers
What are the unresolved issues - both legal and practical - over deprivation of liberty orders for children of all ages; their use, impact and the provision of secure accommodation?