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This activity has assisted other people in the following competencies: Working with other people, Managing yourself and your own work, Technical legal practice

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This course looks at particular problem areas in care and placement for adoption cases from the point of view of practitioners acting for parents, local authorities and children within the radically changing landscape for child care lawyers.

You will get the chance to update your practice, considering many of the recent developments in public children law.

New subject areas will include: • Update on the Revised Protocol, Split Hearings and Timescales; • Eastern European Case Law • The Special Guardianship and Adoption Trap • Misuse of Section 20, Police Powers and Private Law applications


Graham Pegg

LLB, solicitor, is an independent trainer and consultant with Pickerings Solicitors. Graham has been a member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel since its inception and is a specialist in children law. He is the author of "A Practical Guide to Adoption Law for Family Lawyers" published by Law Brief Publishers Ltd

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