Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: November 2014

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: November 2014

The November issue of Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is available as a free download. Providing a timely monthly summary and analysis of key family law cases in the preceding month, the Bulletin also includes cross references to Butterworths Family Law Service, Clarke Hall & Morrison on Children and Rayden & Jackson commentary texts.

The November issue includes:

  • Adoption - test to be applied on application for permission to oppose - Re LRP (a child) (no 2) (leave to oppose adoption application) [2014] EWHC 3311 (Fam), [2014] All ER (D) 149 (Oct)
  • Leave to remove - whether separate human rights proportionality
    evaluation required - Re Y (children) (removal from jurisdiction: failure to consider family segmentation) [2014] EWCA Civ 1287, [2014] All ER (D) 163 (Oct)
  • Jurisdiction - interpretation of relevant provisions of EU law - C v M C-376/14 PPU [2014] All ER (D) 160 (Oct)
  • Public children - approach on appeal - Re M-H (a child) (placement order: correct test to dispense with consent) [2014] EWCA Civ 1396, [2014] All ER (D) 320 (Oct)

Bulletins for previous months may be viewed here.

Geraldine Morris is a solicitor and Head of LexisPSL Family.

Twitter: @GeraldineMorris

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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).