Sarah Beasley has appeared before the Court of Appeal in M (A Child: Leave to Oppose Adoption) [2023] EWCA Civ 404.

Sarah has been a tenant of KCH Garden Square since September 2019. In this appeal, she represented the appellant local authority without leading counsel.

The local authority challenged the decision of the Family Court, to grant a mother permission to oppose the making of an adoption order for her child.

The local authority’s challenge was successful and the appeal was allowed.