26 April 2018
Progress of the Family Justice Review event
Law Society House in Belfast was the venue for a unique event on the 'Progress of the Family Justice Review'.
Members of the Law Society and Bar were in attendance at a packed event in which attendees had the opportunity to hear from a number of key speakers on subject matters including:
Progress of the Family Justice Review
Opening address -
Mr Justice O’Hara - Family Judge
Care Proceedings Pilot:
Overview and Recommendations -
Frances Nicholson - Social Services Officer - Department of Health
COAC Best Practice Guidance/Public Law Outline -
Louise Murphy BL - Vice Chairperson Family Bar Association
Kinship Placements and their Assessment -
Cathy Meenan (WHSCT) and Gillian Forrest (SEHSCT)
Legal Aid - how to avoid the pitfalls -
Paul Andrews CEO LSANI and Lorraine Keown, Solicitor, Cleaver Fulton Rankin.