Application by the Official Solicitor on behalf of the protected party [PP] to commit the respondent for contempt of court, where the allegation was that the respondent had falsified a court order.
Appeal by a father in which the court of appeal considered a local authority’s powers in relation to changing the nationality of children in care
Application by a father for a declaration of non-paternity and latterly, for a declaration that BT, the putative father, was the father of AS and BS pursuant to section s 55A of the Family Law Act 1986.
Two recent cases, Re A (Children) (Parental Alienation) and In Re H (A Child) (Parental Alienation), have once again highlighted the need for lawyers, parents and courts to be live to the possibility of parental alienation.
Applications for authorisation of care plans, inter alia, for deprivation of liberty [‘DoL’] of restricted patients under ‘Hospital Orders’.
Urgent application by the treating Trust to permit treatment in respect a 16-year old girl, B, refusing treatment.
Field Court Chambers were delighted to see such a good turnout for last night’s Public Law Children seminar. Speakers Ruth Cabeza, Barry McAlinden and Anita Rao spoke to attendees about the latest developments in Adoption Law, Current issues in Fostering and tackled the ever developing area of Deprivation of Liberty & Children. If you would […]
Appearing before Richards, Jackson and MacFarlane LLJ. Barry McAlinden and Anita Rao successfully appeared for the grandmother of 4 children in care proceedings in an appeal against a decision of HHJ Tolson QC. The appeal concerned the implementation of a care plan for placement of the children with the grandmother, under a care order, by […]
We are delighted to announce that Barry McAlinden has joined Chambers. Barry’s expertise covers a wide range of commercial litigation and private family work. He appears regularly in the High Court and County Court in civil proceedings and in associated interlocutory applications, applications to set aside default judgment with costs and withdrawal of Part 18 admissions.