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Re S (Child as parent: Adoption: Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam)

A decision of Mr Justice Cobb setting the relevant information that a child parent must understand to be competent to consent to the adoption of her child. The test is equally applicable to adults applying the Mental capacity Act 2005 principles. Read the full decision.

Shaun Spencer (instructed by Ramsdens, Solicitors) for S (by a Litigation Friend appointed by Cafcass)
Lorraine Cavanagh (instructed by Switalskis, Solicitors) for T (by a Children’s Guardian).