- No presumed anonymity for local authorities (A local authority v A mother and others)
- Original news
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- How common is it for a local authority to be named? How does such a decision fit in with concerns as to ‘jigsaw identification’?
- Briefly, what was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- While the judge stated that the outcome was fact-specific, what should practitioners and local authorities note from this decision?
Family analysis: Jo-Anna Jellings, associate in the family department at JMW Solicitors, comments on the Family Court’s approach in A local authority v A mother and others to issues of transparency and the naming of local authorities in children proceedings.
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