Dealing With Enforcement Orders

Guidance for private children law practitioners dealing with contact cases

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Course Overview

Delivered by children law solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood, this bite-size webinar will tackle the difficult subject of enforcing contact orders in children law contact cases.

Consideration will be given to the options available, namely the use of activity directions, committal, switching residence, unpaid work and compensation. Safda will discuss the pros and cons of each option and will offer guidance on how to assess your client’s circumstances and advise them appropriately.

Ideal for private children law practitioners looking to refresh their knowledge regarding this challenging aspect of children law contact cases, this session will also examine case law concerning parental alienation and implacable hostility.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Understand the issues surrounding enforced contact
  • • Have considered the benefits of the various types of enforcement
  • • Feel confident when advising clients regarding such matters
  • • Be familiar with recent case law involving enforcement orders including CH v CT 2018 EWHC 1310 (Fam) and Re X (A Child) 2018 EWHC 557 (Fam)

What is the target audience?

  • This course will be of interest to private children law practitioners, including trainees



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


  • Slides
    2 Page


  • Quiz