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Establishing the competency of a child to provide instructions (CS v SBH and others)

Published on: 05 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Establishing the competency of a child to provide instructions (CS v SBH and others)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: Richard Jones, barrister at 1GC|Family, explains the case of CS v SBH and others, in which he was instructed by Cafcass, where the court considered the test to be applied as to the competency of a child to instruct a solicitor. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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