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The Inaugural Bridget Lindley Annual Memorial Lecture: Holding the Risk – the Balance between Child Protection and the Right to Family Life


"The Family Justice Council (FJC), in conjunction with the Family Rights Group, has held an annual lecture in memory of Bridget Lindley OBE who died unexpectedly in March 2016.

This was the first of a series of annual lectures to commemorate the life and work of Bridget, who served with distinction as a member of the Family Justice Council and as the Family Rights Group’s Principal Legal Adviser and Deputy Chief Executive..

The lecture was given by Lord Justice McFarlane and was followed by a panel discussion and Q & A session."...Read More

Panel Members:

  • Lord Justice McFarlane, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • Cathy Ashley, Chief Executive of Family Rights Group
  • Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Family Silk and Deputy High Court Judge       
  • Anthony Douglas CBE, Chief Executive of Cafcass




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