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Journalists will find it easier to challenge reporting restrictions in family courts under new guidance published by the president of the Family Division. The guidance follows a challenge brought by freelance journalist Louise Tickle against a reporting restrictions order in care proceedings concerning a young child. In February, Lord Justice McFarlane and Lady Justice King granted Tickle's appeal on grounds including that the judge had failed to carry out the 'necessary balancing exercise between Article 8 and Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights'.

Full Article: Law Gazette

The Draft Guidance can be read here

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