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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.

Legal Update: Blocked from higher education

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  • Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explains why proposed changes to student support regulations are so significant for young people with immigration issues.

Legal Update: Immigration Bill and care leavers

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  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Stewart Maclachlan, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines proposals in the Immigration Bill that would have a detrimental effect on young care leavers with immigration issues.

Legal Update: Guidance on pupil exclusions

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  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Can pupils be prevented from progressing from year 12 to year 13 at college if they do not achieve good grades? Kelly Reeve, team leader of the Child Law Advice Service, examines the applicable guidance.

Legal Update: Age assessment guidance

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how long-awaited guidance could help social workers assess the age of children seeking asylum.

Legal Update: Review of special guardianship

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  • Monday, September 14, 2015
Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines a government consultation that will review the use of special guardianship, first introduced in 2005.

Legal Update: Young people stay put to get ahead

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  • Monday, August 31, 2015
Care leavers are still not reaching their full potential. Amber Rowsell, trainee solicitor at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines whether an increase in the use of staying put arrangements could be the answer.