Tara Vindis successfully represents mother in care proceedings

News

16/12/2015

Tara represented a Latvian mother in care proceedings brought by a London local authority in relation to her young child removed to foster care at a few months old.
 
Despite a positive pre-birth assessment of a second child the local authority indicated that they wished to remove the baby at birth. The Mother returned to Latvia and gave birth there. In the meantime and days before the early final hearing was listed the local authority indicated a significant change in care plan to one of adoption, having previously supported the child’s placement in Latvia with a grandparent.

HHJ Ansell agreed that with the parents’ submissions that the Latvian authorities should be invited to accept the transfer of the case to them and the guardian supported further assessment of the mother’s ability to care for both her children in Latvia with the support of her family. A  Latvian official attended the hearing and there was every indication that the transfer would be accepted and the assessment conducted.

Featured Counsel

Tara Vindis

Call 1996

Latest News & Events

Lipton and Another v BA Cityflyer Limited [2024] UKSC 24: Denied Boarding, and Brexit Rules of Engagement

In a recent decision the Supreme Court gave guidance as to the interpretation of Regulation (EC) 261/2004 (almost universally – but not in the Supreme Court – known as ‘the Denied Boarding Regulation’), and in doing so, set out a handy guide for practitioners on…

The Dekagram: 15th July 2024

This week we examine the perils inherent in issuing proceedings at the last minute, especially when dealing with the e-filing system implemented in order to make all of our lives easier. As always, the team’s advice is: don’t do it, it’ll end in tears. And…

Catherine Atkinson and Jake Richards successful in General Election

Congratulations to both Catherine Atkinson and Jake Richards who were elected as Members of Parliament in last week’s General Election. Catherine was elected in Derby North and Jake was elected in Rother Valley. We wish them both well in their new positions.

Subscribe to our mailing list

Deka Chambers: 5 Norwich Street, London EC4A 1DR

© Deka Chambers 2024

Search

Portfolio Builder

Select the expertise that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Portfolio
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)