Children: Public Law Update (October 2013)

25th October 2013

Barrister

John Tughan QC

In this update John Tughan considers recent cases that touch upon the following issues:

  • the proper approach to the gathering of evidence from witnesses who do not speak English
  • the use of technology to allow the court to hear evidence from remote parts of the world
  • the role of experts and the need for focus on the relevant issues
  • the presence of the media in proceedings
  • the decision of Re B related to a care appeal
  • the case of Re B-S.

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Author

John Tughan QC