Case Law

Negligence, human rights and whether a child has a ‘right’ to a care order: AB v Worcestershire County Council & Anor [2022] EWHC 115 (QB)

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By Rachel Murray Introduction The High Court struck out an application by a 19-year-old seeking to use the Human Rights Act to find two local authorities negligent for failing to remove him from his family and the risk of harm they posed when he was a child. Points for practice A child has no ‘right’ […]

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