The Court of Appeal has found that a trial judge had misapplied Lucas in finding that a juvenile’s consciousness of guilt that he had sexually abused another child was the only reasonable explanation for his lies at trial. Read more >
Three members of Chambers, Frank Feehan QC, Anna McKenna and Sheila Phil-Ebosie appeared in a care proceedings matter in the Supreme Court on 25th and 26th February 2013 as appellants in a case for which Baroness Hale, Lord Wilson and Lord Carnworth considered the following points of law to be of general public importance:
All family practitioners will note the importance of this case. It is hoped that a decision will be out soon; any updates will be posted on our website and twitter feed @42br_Family – watch this space for follow-up seminars!