Baldip Singh Aulak instructed by Charles Allotey Solicitors successfully opposes an application for Wardship in the High Court. In this landmark decision given by Mr Justice Mostyn, His Lordship gives guidance on applications for free standing port alert orders in the Family Court and encourages local agreements to be reached so that a number of adjacent DFJ areas combine to provide an urgent business judge rota.
Mr Justice Mostyn has issued the following message.
I make this announcement with the authority of the President of the Family Division.
On 25 June 2021 judgment was handed down in A v B  EWHC 1716 (Fam) The High Court ruled that the Family Court had jurisdiction to make a free-standing order for a port alert. A pro forma order, named Port Alert Order was attached to the judgment. This has been added to volume 2 of the compendium of standard orders and numbered Order 13.30.
Source: Courts and Tribunals Judiciary
A v B (Port Alert)  EWHC 1716 (Fam) For full case, please see BAILII.