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Ed Mitchell is a solicitor and former legislative draftsman. He was also founding editor of the Journal of Community Care Law and Social Care Law Today and is co-author of the leading text on community care law, Community Care & the Law.

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Private family proceedings: guide to the law

Explains the various types of private family law dispute that local authority social workers may become involved in, what form that could take and identifies points to be aware of from the relevant case law.

Assessing needs and eligibility: the law for disabled children in Wales

Looked-after and accommodated disabled children: Welsh legal framework

Meeting needs: the law for disabled children in Wales

Looked-after disabled children: guide to the law

Transitions and leaving care for disabled young people: guide to the legal framework

Safeguarding disabled children: guide to the law

Deprivation of liberty of children and young people: quick guide

Working Together 2018: how it affects your social work role

Summary of the key points of Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018, including early help, child in need and child protection procedures.

Care Standards Act 2000