Family Seminar: Intra-familial child sexual abuse in care proceedings

On 12 May 2020 the Huw Lippiatt and Phillipa Hildyard of the PSQB Family Team presented via a Zoom  a review of ‘the multi-agency responses to child sex abuse in the family environment’ report, Re AA & 25 others [2019] EWFC 64, and our experience of recent multi-party proceedings.

Court bundle sizes in care proceedings must be controlled

The president of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has reminded us all of the importance of following Practice Direction 27A when preparing court bundles, and keeping their size under control. Huw Lippiatt explores the context and sanctions available.