R (CTM&U) v Southwark LBC  EWHC 3983 (Admin)
Family with no recourse to public funds – whether support rates and accommodation lawful (Appeal pending).— Read more
An experienced member of the housing and community care team, James’ practice primarily involves facets of social services law – adult community care services and support for children in need and their families, housing and homelessness, asylum support and no recourse to public funds cases, looked after children and care leavers, and civil claims against local authorities and others in respect of past service provision.
James’ past local authority practice included acting as junior counsel for Haringey in the Victoria Climbie Inquiry, community care, and many care and adoption cases. He also has experience of asset finance and consumer credit law. He regularly lectures on social welfare law issues.
BA (Hons) History UEA; Dip Law PCL
Whether PCT or social services is responsible for a child’s care needs, Children Act 1989 ss.17 and 27— Read more
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