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Care Proceedings and Diplomatic Immunity: Should a Local Authority be able to pursue a Declaration of Incompatibility?

Damian Woodward-Carlton QC, Jennifer Youngs, Gemma Taylor QC and Gemma Farrington are instructed by the parents in the reported cases of A LA v AG [2020] EWHC 18 and A LA v G [2020] EWHC 1346 (fam) . These concern care proceedings and diplomatic immunity and whether the LA should have permission to pursue a declaration of incompatibility in relation to their inability to protect children whose parents are diplomats. See https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/HCJ/2020/18.html and https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2020/1346.html