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Confidential files, surrogacy and obese children: The last week in family law

Weekly Family Law Update | August 26, 2016

Hampshire council has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner (‘ICO’) after confidential files containing “highly sensitive” details of vulnerable adults and children were found in a disused building. The penalty was issued after the files, along with 45 bags of confidential waste, were found at Town End House in Hampshire in August 2014. The […]


New Sheffield Office Opening 1st September 2016

Weekly Family Law Update | August 23, 2016

Prince Family Law are pleased to announce that we are expanding and opening an office in Sheffield City Centre. The Sheffield office will be open from the 1st September 2016, and allows our clients even more convenience, being just a short walk from all major transport hubs, the law courts and within easy reach of […]

Named Persons, the Court of Protection and Ellie Butler: The last week in family law

Weekly Family Law Update | August 8, 2016

The Supreme Court has ruled against the Scottish government’s Named Person scheme. Under the scheme a named person, usually a teacher or health visitor, would be appointed to ensure the wellbeing of every child. Opponents of the scheme argued that it authorised “unjustified and unjustifiable state interference with family rights”. The Supreme Court found that […]