Intercountry Adoption – a Birds Eye View of Legal Landscape focusing on Local Authority duties in these complex cases - LexisNexis

Ruth Cabeza, barrister and author of the text, International Adoption, from Harcourt Chambers and Joy Hopkinson, Principal Social Care Lawyer from London Borough of Lambeth, discuss the issues for local authorities dealing with overseas placements both in a private and public law context.

This webinar covers:

  • The legal framework for local authorities dealing with overseas placements
  • Practical steps for legal teams and social workers to consider when an overseas placement is in play
  • How to go about ensuring that the process runs smoothly by anticipating and avoiding pitfalls
  • How to determine the most effective approach to achieve the desired depending on the options available in that jurisdiction