Children: Private Law Update: February 2013

13th February 2013


Alex Verdan KC

Alex Verdan QC of 4 Paper Buildings considers three important recent judgments in Children private law proceedings.

In this review I will focus on recent judgments concerning the following topics:

  • Leave to apply for orders under section 8 Children Act 1989.
  • Rule 22 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010: how wide is the court’s discretion to control evidence?
  • The court’s power to make sequential section 37 Children Act 1989 directions.

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Alex Verdan KC