Key Guidance relevant to Cases About Children

Link to Guidance Date Additional comment Administrative Court Guidance on Judicial Review July 2020 Cafcass and the Work of Independent Reviewing Officers: Updated Practice Note March 2018 Capacity to Litigate in Proceedings involving Children (Family Justice Council) April 2018 Children Act 1989: care planning, placement and case review DfE Statutory Guidance Last updated July 2021…

Immigration General

Amnesty International | Working to Protect Human Rights Asylum Aid – Protection from Persecution- Amnesty International Contains regional summaries on countries’ human rights situation. Asylum Support – Asylum Aid Asylum Aid is a charity which provides free legal advice and representation to refugees and asylum seekers seeking safety in the UK from persecution. Asylum Support…

Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous (Great Britain) Ltd Al-Anon Alcohol Change Welcome to Cocaine Anonymous UK Debtors Anonymous  – Recovery from Compulsive Debt Gamblers Anonymous UK UKNA | Narcotics Anonymous in the UK Tel: 0300 999 1212 Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous Society for the Study of Addiction international membership organisation but useful articles and research summaries on…

Welfare Benefits

Child Poverty Action Group — campaigns for changes in policy necessary to end child poverty.  Advice line for agencies who offer benefits help. Publications include annual benefits guides & Welfare Rights Bulletin sic times a year. Citizens Advice Bureau guide to benefits Government guide to benefits Rightsnet — Provides advice support and through subscription it…

Human Rights – General

1 Crown Office Row human rights updates Amnesty International | Working to Protect Human Rights — Worldwide campaigning movement working to promote human rights as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards. Batt Murphy London based law firm specialising in human rights cases – newsfeed Equality & Human Rights…

Mental Health

ADD/ADHD Online Information – adders.org Alzheimer’s Society – Leading the fight against dementia Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Association of Educational Psychologists Borderline Personality Disorder Information and Support – BPD Central Borderline personality disorder – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy British Psychoanalytic Council British Psychological Society British Psychotherapy…

Legal Publishers

Law Society Gazette — Publication of record to solicitors in England and Wales. Lawtel — Lawtel provides subscription services for family lawyers covering cases from High Court level upwards (although there are a few County Court decisions as well) with access to the full texts of all over 80,000 summarised judgements included in the subscriptions…