Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: October 2015

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin: October 2015

The October 2015 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 October 2015 issue includes:

  • Private children: the extent of judicial discretion – Re Q (a child) [2015] EWCA Civ 991, [2015] All ER (D) 136 (Sep)
  • Media access: whether blanket restriction on reporting necessary – Appleton v Gallagher [2015] EWHC 2689 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 131 (Sep)
  • Adoption: whether prospective adopters should have been given leave to apply for adoption order and joined as parties – Re T (a child) (early permanence placement) [2015] EWCA Civ 983, [2015] All ER (D) 118 (Sep)
  • Embryology: administrative errors occurring in relation to consent to parenthood – Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (cases A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H) [2015] EWHC 2602 (Fam), [2015] All ER (D) 57 (Sep)

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).