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Failure to Remove: Where are we now?

Join us on Thursday, 9th May when leading practitioners from Deka Chambers’ Civil and Family teams will come together to provide a unique analysis of issues arising in claims against local authorities relating to the removal of children into care.

The conference…

Deka Chambers celebrates Silks Day for Paul Stagg KC, James Thacker KC and Edward Lamb KC

Huge congratulations to Paul Stagg KC, James Thacker KC and Edward Lamb KC who have been formally sworn in as King’s Counsel today at Westminster Hall.

Deka Chambers and Edward Lamb shortlisted in the Family Law Awards 2023

We are delighted that Edward Lamb has been shortlisted as a finalist for Family Law Junior Barrister of the Year in the Family Law Awards 2023. In addition, Deka Chambers has been shortlisted for Family Law Chambers of the Year: London.

K v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2023] (Admin)

Edward Lamb instructed by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, has successfully defended a claim for Judicial Review in the Administrative Court.

The case, heard over 2 days,  turned on the statutory interpretation of section 17 of the Child Support…

Dekinar Recording: Children, Capacity and the Court of Protection in Injury Litigation

In yesterday’s webinar, Edward Lamb covered the following topics:

Protected parties and the CPR: reaching parts the White Book cannot

The new CPR Part 21 a missed opportunity?

White Book guidance on capacity to be treated with caution

Practical solutions to low…

Edward Lamb is appearing in the Court of Appeal on 4 May 2023

The appeal concerns fundamental questions concerning the international protection of children and on what basis jurisdiction is established in England and Wales. The key issues to be determined are:

at what point is habitual residence determined under the 1996 Hague Convention;

Dekinar Recording: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 2

In this week’s webinar, Esther Pounder, Andrew Spencer, Ed Lamb, John Schmitt and Amelia Katz took attendees on a whistlestop tour of key cases of 2022.

They looked at the most interesting and significant cases of the year in the areas of…

A & Anor v B & Anor [2022] EWHC 2962 (Fam) (23 November 2022) 

Edward Lamb, instructed by Amy Rowe of Dawson Cornwell acted for the adopters in this case involving a Hague Convention adoption from an Asian country into the UK. Judd J identifies that these cases are complex and require specialist legal advice on…

AB v BB [2022] EWHC 1965 (Fam) DHCJ David Lock QC

Edward Lamb, instructed by Georgina Emmerson of Ellis Jones Solicitors, successfully defended an application by the mother AB (“the Mother”) under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 for the summary return of EF to Cyprus, where the Mother claimed the child…

Edward Lamb appears in London Borough of Hackney v P & Ors [2022] EWHC 1981 (Fam)

Edward Lamb appears in an important case concerning the scope of the 1996 Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility: London Borough of Hackney v P & Ors [2022] EWHC 1981 (Fam).

Mr Justice…

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