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Legal Update: Shared responsibility

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how local authorities are meeting the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Legal Update: UN adopts complaints protocol

Children whose rights have been violated will soon be able to complain to an international committee, writes Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Child protection in sport

Sport should be hugely fulfilling, but it can lead to negative experiences for children and forms of abuse, warns Ruth Barnes, international research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre

Sibling relationships in the care system

Children’s services and courts face serious challenges when making care plans or permanence orders for siblings, writes Dr John Simmonds, director of policy, research and development at CoramBAAF.

Children in care: immigration legal aid

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the government's decision to reinstate legal aid for looked-after children with immigration issues.

Post-adoption contact arrangements

In light of a recent Court of Appeal judgment, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines provision for post-adoption contact arrangements.

Legal Q&A: What is sexting?

Sexting is the exchange of sexual messages or self-generated sexual images or videos through a mobile phone network or the internet.

Legal Update: Trafficking and safe passages

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers a report that highlights failings in the UK government's response to addressing child trafficking.

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Legal Update: Exclusions guidance withdrawn

Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines a legal challenge against the Education Secretary that has led to the withdrawal of controversial new exclusions guidance.