Comprehensive Children Law Update Stage 2

Stage 2 of the comprehensive update for children law practitioners. This stage contains 3 out of the 6 hours.

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Course Overview

Delivered by experienced solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood, this second part of the Comprehensive Children Law Update will discuss the issues to consider when advising and representing clients involved in children related matters and will offer an examination of the developing case law and statutory provisions in this area.

This course is delivered in 2-parts, each containing 3 1-hour webinars and accompanied by supporting documentation. 

Part 2 will consider the following topics:

  • Parental Alienation
  • Private Law Application
  • Finding of Fact
  • Child Arrangements
  • Direct Contact
  • Parentage 
  • Tort of Deceit 
  • And many more.

Part 1 can be found here:

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinars. This course provides 3 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of the course you will:
  • • Understand the importance of the updates surrounding children law related matters
  • • Be aware of case law and statutory developments in private children law, public children law, adoption related matters and special guardianship within children related cases.
  • • Be aware of the recent case law and statutory developments in children aspects, both private and public
  • • To gain a greater understanding of the Children Law Update 2020 and the case law surrounding it.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is ideal for viewers of all levels including trainees, local authority and public-sector workers and those who hold the Law Society Children Law Accreditation and are required to complete a minimum of 6 hours of training relating to children law and practice to maintain their accreditation



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

Part Four

  • Webinar
  • Slides
    48 Page

Part Five

  • Webinar
  • Slides
    51 Page

Part Six

  • Webinar
  • Slides
    55 Page