Lola-Rose Avery sees the courts called upon to decide on legality of COVID-19 vaccinations for children

11th March 2022

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3PB’s specialist family law barrister, Lola-Rose Avery, pictured here, sees the courts likely to have to officiate in disputes arising from the UK Government approving COVID-19 vaccinations for children over the age of 5. In a highly-topical review of current case law and regulations, Lola-Rose looks at potential family law disputes between parents, grandparents and guardians over conflicting views about a child being given the vaccination.

Recent cases have established the specific considerations that the UK Courts will now consider when determining disputes over vaccinations of children generally. Lola-Rose takes a closer look at these, including the landmark Re H and M v H.

Lola-Rose advises that there is a high probability of further disagreements over the COVID-19 vaccination for children, with the UK now long past its peak and urges all family law specialists to make sure they are well-prepared to deal with such disputes.

Read the full article on on the legality of COVID-19 vaccinations for children.

Lola-Rose Avery was called to the Bar in 2013 after completing a specialist family law pupillage. Lola accepts instructions in all areas of family law with a special interest in proceedings related to children.

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