Children Public Law Update (November 2014)

5th November 2014

Barrister

John Tughan QC

John Tughan, barrister reviews recent important judgments in public law children cases.

In this update John considers three areas:

(i) a recent decision of the Court of Appeal in relation to the “change of circumstances” test in applications for permission to apply to revoke placement orders;

(ii) the alignment of step-parent adoption applications with the recent jurisprudence of Re B and Re B-S

(iii) an update on recent authorities relating to press reporting restriction orders

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Author

John Tughan QC