Care Orders Versus Supervision Orders - Which One and Why?

Care Orders Versus Supervision Orders - Which One and Why?

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Course Overview

There is often confusion amongst practitioners as to whether a care or a supervision order should be pursued and why. This session, delivered by popular lecturer Safda Mahmood, will assist viewers with this process.

This bite size webinar will cover the key differences between these two orders, and depending on the circumstances, when it may be appropriate to seek one or the other. 

In addition, the following case law will also be considered:

  • ·         Barnett LBC v AL and Others 2017 EWHC 125 (Fam)
  • ·         Re S (J) (A Minor) (Care or Supervision Order) (1993) 2 FLR 919
  • ·         WBC v. A 2016 EWFC B70
  • ·         Re M (Children) 2016 EWCA Civ 937

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • Have considered the effects of care and supervision orders
  • Appreciate the similarities and differences between care and supervision orders
  • Understand the threshold criteria and how this is applied

What is the target audience?

  • Children law practitioners



About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Reference Notes
    2 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page