Webinar – 14 May 2020: Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty under the inherent jurisdiction

News, Webinars

Published: 29/04/2020

Event Date:

9 Gough Chambers Family Law Webinar – Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty under the inherent jurisdiction.

Date: 14 May 2020
2 pm


Kate Lamont, Barrister

Thomas Jones, Barrister


Kate Lamont shall provide an overview of the recent case law on secure accommodation orders in light of the continuing difficulties facing local authorities in finding suitable accommodation provision. Tom Jones will consider the deprivation of liberty safeguards in respect of children and young people, including how to identify a deprivation of liberty in practice, the procedure for authorisation and future reform.

A recording of the webinar can now be watched on our YouTube channel. To watch, please click here

Featured Counsel

Thomas Jones

Call 2015

Latest News & Events

The Dekagram: 20th May 2024

We trust that our readers have been enjoying the Spring sunshine; the team have spent their time in the sun wisely, reading cases so you don’t have to. First we noted a decision which considers the interplay between English and Scottish guardianship; secondly we read…

The Dekagram: 13th May 2024

Last week brought the news that the Australian airline Qantas and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have agreed to resolve their dispute over cancelled flights by asking the court to impose a $100 million fine, together with an undertaking by the airline to pay…

Max Melsa appears in Court of Appeal in Re D (Children: Interim Care Order: Hair Strand Testing) [2024] EWCA Civ 498

Max Melsa represented the children, through their Children’s Guardian, in the first case to reach the Court of Appeal specifically dealing with the interpretation of Hair-Strand Tests in care proceedings. The appeal was made by the mother against the interim separation of three children from…

Subscribe to our mailing list

Deka Chambers: 5 Norwich Street, London EC4A 1DR

© Deka Chambers 2024


Portfolio Builder

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

Download    Add to portfolio   
Title Type CV Email

Remove All


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