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Unregistered children’s homes: Legal Update

As the number of children being taken into care continues to rise, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at concerns regarding unregulated and unregistered children’s homes.

Legal Update: How to tackle repeat removals

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explores the need to address the problems of parents who lose successive children in repeat care proceedings.

Legal Update: Special guardianship orders

Serious case review highlights need for rigorous assessments when placing a child with a special guardian, writes Kamena Dorling, head of policy & programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Children's rights online

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram's Children's Legal Centre, argues that children and young people need better digital education to safeguard their rights in the online world.

Legal Update: Child abuse inquiry - what now?

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  • Monday, October 10, 2016
Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at the impact that recent resignations will have on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

Legal Update: Legal aid for children at risk

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  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Kelly Reeve, team leader and senior legal consultant for the Child Law Advice Service, considers the legal aid rules for children at risk of abuse and examines how the law leaves this group more vulnerable to harm.

Legal Update: Covert recordings as evidence

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  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Kelly Reeve, senior legal consultant and team leader for the Child Law Advice Service, considers the implications of cases concerning the use of covert recordings as evidence in family law proceedings.

Legal Update: Trafficking victims and families

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  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the gaps in service provision for families and child victims of trafficking and how this group can be better supported.

Legal Update: Restricting parental responsibility

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  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Kelly Reeve, team leader and senior legal consultant for the Child Law Advice Service, examines the restrictions that can be placed on fathers' parental responsibility in order to protect a child's welfare.

Legal Update: Scrutiny of private fostering

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  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines changes to data collection on private fostering arrangements and what further work is needed to safeguard children and young people.

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