Adoption and Placement Orders

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Course Overview

Essential for children law practitioners, this bite size recorded webinar will discuss the dilemmas covering the conflict between the case law and statute surrounding plans to place children for adoption.

Experienced lecturer and children law practitioner Safda Mahmood will provide practical advice for practitioners when dealing with placement application in particular, and preparing effectively for such matters when at court.


  • Case Law and Statute
  • Plans for Adoption
  • When is the Child ‘placed’?
  • Leave to revoke Placement Order
  • Leave to oppose Making of Adoption Orders
  • Holistic Evaluation
  • ‘When Nothing Else Will Do’

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will

    • Have a greater understanding of the issues surrounding placement cases and how best to approach such matters
    • Be familiar with relevant case law in this area
    • Feel confident when dealing with this aspect of children law practice

What is the target audience?

  • 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


  • Notes And Evaluation
    2 Page