Sibling Assessments in Care and Adoption

Barrister Judith Pepper writes about siblings in care proceedings and adoption in Family Law Week. The¬†article aims to highlight from case law some of the issues that have arisen with poor quality assessments, and considers: the lack of proper sibling assessment at the time when decisions are made; some common errors; that sibling assessments should […]

Couple Win ‘Race Discrimination’ Adoption Case

A couple who were rejected by their local adoption service because of their Indian heritage have won their legal discrimination battle with Judge Melissa Clarke ruling that the couple had been discriminated against on the grounds of race when Adopt Berkshire turned them away in 2016. The couple who have since adopted a child from […]