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Human rights damages in public children proceedings (H (a minor, by his litigation friend) v A Local Authority and another)

Human rights damages in public children proceedings (H (a minor, by his litigation friend) v A Local Authority and another)
Published on: 15 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Human rights damages in public children proceedings (H (a minor, by his litigation friend) v A Local Authority and another)
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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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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