Age assessments: ‘oppressive legalism should be avoided’
M & Anor, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Lambeth & Ors  EWHC 1364 (Admin)
These cases raised a fundamental question whether a Local Authority’s age assessment process involves a breach of Art. 6 of European Convention on Human Rights. Should age assessment be carried out by someone independent of the Council?
2-3 Gray’s Inn Square provided all Local Authority juniors in the case with Bryan McGuire and Peggy Etiebet acting.
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