When children are accommodated by local authorities, the issue of whether they can or should be placed with foster carers who are a cultural, religious, ethnic or linguistic match often arises.

James Sandiford appears in Family Law Journal looking at the requirements for local authorities to have regard to culture, religion and ethnicity in foster placements.

A home from home is available to read on the Family Law Journal website via subscription. 

James is an associate in the children and education law team. He is a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Panel meaning he is accredited to represent children in court proceedings, and is a Resolution accredited specialist in private law children disputes and adoption.