This invaluable guide to public child law has been fully updated to take account of all recent developments including the new provisions opening up the family courts to the media. The focus is on providing a clear, practical text with an examination of the key cases and an emphasis on fact-based examples. There are bullet points at the beginning of each chapter summarising its content, procedural flowcharts and checklists. The book is not simply a court work but is an essential publication for all legal practitioners and other related professionals, whether new to this important area of law, or more experienced.
Andrew McFarlane is Lord Justice of Appeal and sits full time in the Court of Appeal in London and Madeleine Reardon is a barrister at 1 King's Bench Walk.