Henry is an experienced child protection practitioner and has been at the forefront of a number of leading cases in this area. Henry has particular expertise in cases which involve complex medical issues, substance misuse and cases which have a significant foreign element, including placement and adoption abroad and cases involving abduction.
5th April 2019 | Bailii
A  EWFC B18
The court approved the Children’s Guardian’s recommendation for the child to return to the care of the mother under the auspices of a Supervision Order. The Judgment carefully considers the evaluation of risk in cases relating to past alcohol misuse and the duties of the Local Authority to identify and provide appropriate support.
10th June 2016 | Bailii
A Local Authority v D (2016)  EWHC 1438 (Fam)
Issue in care proceedings relating to procedural basis for applying out of time for a Supervision Order. The case has change the law in this area. Mostyn J accepted Henry Lamb’s submission that the Court of Appeal has wrongly interpreted the law over the last 21 years
12th November 2010
Richmond London Borough Council v B, W, B and CB  EWHC 2903 (Fam);  1 FLR 1345
Care proceedings — Expert evidence — Alcohol abuse — Validity of hair testing to establish consumption below excessive consumption — Presentation of chemical analysis results
3rd July 2009 | Bailii
London Borough of Brent v S  EWHC 1593 (Fam)
Henry Lamb appeared for a Local Authority in wardship proceedings in relation to a 17 year old who had no parents in the UK and wanted to travel to Pakistan to find his family
29th July 2008 | Bailii
Re S  EWCA Civ 1652
Henry Lamb appeared in the Court of Appeal in relation to committal proceedings arising from publication of confidential material