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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: The Children and Families Bill

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  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Children and Families Bill includes a number of proposed reforms to existing legislation. Christopher Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the principal changes

Grooming case highlights failings

Following the conviction of a child grooming ring in Rochdale, Jo-Anne Prud'homme, legal researcher at Coram Children's Legal Centre, asks what more agencies could have done to protect the victims

Legal Update: Migrant children's citizenship

Social services need to consider the immigration status of migrant children taken into care. Stewart MacLachlan, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explores the option of applying for British citizenship.

Legal Update: Resolution on transgender rights

Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines how a Council of Europe resolution relates to the rights of transgender young people to change their legal gender.

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.