Case Law

Covid-19 and rights to a fair trial in care proceedings: C (Children: Covid-19: Representation) [2020] EWCA Civ 734

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on care proceedings has been significant. On the one hand, the courts need to make decisions that may have far reaching consequences for the children and families concerned. This can heighten the demand for a face-to-face hearing and the physical presence of legal representative. On […]

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