Local Authority Placement Applications - Getting the Right Paperwork in Order

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Course Overview

Aimed at local authority lawyers, this essential bite size webinar will provide viewers with practical advice regarding the paperwork that needs lodging in pursuing a placement application.

Experienced lecturer and children law practitioner Safda Mahmood will also offer guidance on the proper drafting of the Form A50, AnnexB/CPR and the Statement of Facts.


  •  Pursuing a Placement Order
  •  Form A50
  •  Placement Orders
  •  Processes for Adoption
  •  Adoption Agencies Regulations 2005
  •  Child’s Permanence Report
  •  Sending Documents 
  •  Procedure for Placement Application
  •  Statement of Facts
  •  Concurrent Care and Placement Proceedings

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 local authority placement applications process and the issues which this can present
    • Be familiar with the paperwork that must be lodged when pursuing a placement application  
    • Feel more confident when handling this aspect of children law practice

What is the target audience?

  • Aimed at local authority lawyers



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
    5 Page


    3 years ago
    3 years ago
  • Delivery far too fast. The notes and slides are not accessible. The form A50 discussed in detail is not in the materials which would have been easy to include.
    3 years ago