06 Mar 2023

Deprivations of Liberty of Children and Young People in the COP and Family Courts

dop seminarThe 39 Essex Chambers team and invited guests Senior Judge Hilder, Dr Camilla Parker of Just Equality, and the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (NFJO) will look at deprivation of liberty of children and young people in the Court of Protection and the family court.


Senior Judge Hilder
Dr Camilla Parker KC (Hon), Just Equality
Alice Roe, Nuffield Family Justice Observatory
Victoria Butler-Cole KC, 39 Essex Chambers
Alex Ruck Keene KC (Hon), 39 Essex Chambers
Anna Bicarregui, 39 Essex Chambers
Arianna Kelly, 39 Essex Chambers

Date and Time:

Monday 6th March 2023, 1:30pm to 4:30pm.

Topics to be covered:

  1. Parental consent to deprivations of liberty of children

  2. The interaction of human rights law and ECtHR case law

  3. Scarcity of available options and inappropriate provision 

  4. Unregistered placement

  5. Young people subject to deprivation of liberty orders via the family court – the research of the Nuffield Family Justice

Webinar Recording:


Click below to download the supporting materials and slides for the seminar.