Is it Necessary to Contest an Interim Care Order Application

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Course Overview

The ability to assess and determine whether an interim care order application should be contested is a crucial aspect of children law practice and the question of necessity is a common issue which practitioners must consider.

This bite-size course, delivered by experienced practitioner and lecturer Safda Mahmood, will consider the various options available including:

  • Less interventionist orders
  • Working agreements
  • Care plans
  • Contact

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:

    • Be aware of the circumstances in which it is necessary to contest an interim care order application
    • Know what to consider when making this assessment
    • Be aware of the options which can be suggested if an order is contested

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 Webinar

  • Webinar


  • Slides
    2 Page
  • Notes and evaluation
    2 Page