- Human rights damages in public children proceedings (H (a minor, by his litigation friend) v A Local Authority and another)
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- What issues did this case raise?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there practical implications of this case for practitioners?
- Are there still any grey areas or unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for? If so, how can they avoid any possible pitfalls?
Family analysis: What obstacles are faced when awarding damages for a breach of a child’s human rights? Marlene Cayoun, barrister at 1 Garden Court, navigates the difficulties of making Human Rights Act 1998 claims for awards of damages in child care proceedings including the impact of the statutory charge.
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