Application by a Local Authority under Part 18 FPR 2010 to determine whether the “original family” of the mother of F, who was adopted, should be assessed as kinship carers for F.
Sarah Salmon considers the High Court’s decision on 20 April 2021 in Zoe Allen v London Borough of Ealing  EWHC 948 (Admin).
Alexander Campbell reviews the High Court judgment in Melars Group Ltd v East-West Logistics LLP. The case indicates that relief from sanctions may be granted where a party has breached a court-imposed deadline and that deadline, even if agreed by consent between the parties, was unrealistic from the start.
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that where a local authority makes a homelessness review decision late, that decision is valid notwithstanding its lateness.
Insufficient evidence to support an application to vary a final order in financial remedy proceedings on the basis that the economic impact of COVID -19 constituted a Barder event.
The Supreme Court has given judgment in Mencap (Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake; Shannon v Rampersad and anr  UKSC 8), ruling that sleep-in workers are only entitled to be paid the national minimum wage for the time that they are awake for the purpose of working.
Appeal against decision that the Thwaite jurisdiction did not apply to the executory Rose order the parties had agreed in settlement of financial proceedings allowed and order varied.
Sarah Salmon and Joshua Swirsky discuss the case of R(MA) v LB Croydon in which they acted for the successful local authority.
Appeal and cross appeal concerning the fees charged for children to register as British citizens.
Max Thorowgood reviews this High Court case in which he represented the appellants. The claimants claimed title to a passageway between two commercial buildings by reason of adverse possession.