Leading London Adoption Lawyer Launches Intercountry Adoption Booklet

Naomi Angell launches booklet “Intercountry Adoption in the English Courts” at a conference at the Intercountry Adoption Centre on medical and legal aspects of intercountry adoption. Naomi Angell, renowned adoption lawyer and head of adoption at Osbornes Solicitors launched a booklet “Intercountry Adoption in the English Courts” that she has written, explaining the court process for adoptions with an

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Success for Family and Children Law Department at Osbornes in the Family Court, High Court and Supreme Court

Below is a brief summary of the cases reported on in June 2016 where lawyers in the family and children department at Osbornes have acted for clients. A, L and R (Children), Re [2016] EWFC B40 (3 May 2016) Her Honour Judge Mayer made an interim care order to remove a child from the mother because she consistently

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Leading experts go head to head at Osbornes Brexit Debate

Leading figures from the political, business and academic world went head to head in front of an audience of 150 members of the public at Osbornes Solicitors Brexit Debate. Answering audience questions for over 90 minutes were Peter Lilley MP and Bernard Jenkin MP, who were both arguing why Britain should leave the EU. Both

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Osbornes win in the UK Supreme Court

Osbornes Solicitors have successfully represented their client in the UK Supreme Court  The issue in the case concerned the application of the scheme provided by the Brussels II Revised Regulation for the recognition and registration for enforcement in one Member State of judgments as to parental responsibility made in another Member State. The mother of

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Osbornes secures £2.6 million pound settlement for paralysed clinical negligence claimant

In April 2016 Osbornes secured damages of £2.6m for a 76 year old man who sustained a spinal haematoma and subsequent cauda equina spinal cord injury after his recovery from a routine surgical procedure went badly wrong. The claimant was left unable to walk due to the untimely administration of an anticoagulant causing bleeding within

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Housing & Social Care Lawyer William Ford Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Specialist Housing and Social Care lawyer at Osbornes, William Ford, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Children’s Rights category at the 2016 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards. The awards are organised by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG).  The LAPG work to raise awareness about the importance of legal aid and the work of legal aid

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Surrogacy ruling indicates change in law concerning family parental orders

In September 2015, the President of the Family Division refused to grant a single man’s application for a parental order. He had entered into a surrogacy arrangement in Minnesota.  The child was conceived with his sperm. He obtained an order  in Minnesota  which extinguished the Mother’s rights and which  established that the child’s sole legal

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Osbornes Fundraise During Action For Brain Injury Week

Last week, 9-15th May 2016, was Action for Brain Injury Week. Throughout the week, the team at Osbornes got involved in various fundraising initiatives to raise money for both ‘Headway’ and ‘Headway East London’. The firm was well and truly spoilt at the start of the week by our ‘budding bakers’ who brought in some delicious

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Osbornes Represents Family Who Suffer Breach of Confidentiality

Breach of confidentiality is terrifying and damaging for victims. Sensitive data revelations are causing substantial distress and loss of confidence. In recent cases, victims obtained compensation for breach of the Data Protection Act. An HIV clinic has been fined £180,000 after a serious breach of privacy. Following a human error at the Dean Street Clinic,

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Osbornes Sponsors New Website for London Brain Injury Charity

Osbornes Solicitors are proud to be the sponsors of the brand new Headway East London website, which has been launched to mark Action for Brain Injury Week (9-15th May). The new website offers even greater accessibility to all and has of course been re-designed for users who have survived a brain injury in mind. It also offers a better

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