14 NOV 2017

Re LG (Re-opening of Fact-finding) [2017] EWHC 2626 (Fam)

Re LG (Re-opening of Fact-finding) [2017] EWHC 2626 (Fam)

(Family Division, Baker J, 3 October 2017)

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The appeal was allowed and a fresh fact-finding hearing was ordered.


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The Judge hereby gives leave for this judgment to be reported on the strict understanding that in any report the anonymity of the child and the adult members of her family must be strictly preserved.

Case No: 2017/0100
Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2626 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
On appeal from the Family Court at Exeter
HH Judge Robertshaw
PL16P00276

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 3rd October 2017 

Before:

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE BAKER

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IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989
AND IN THE MATTER OF LG (A CHILD) (RE-OPENING OF FACT-FINDING)

Between:

LR
Appellant

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JG (1)
LG (by her children’s guardian) (2)
Respondents

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Tina Cook QC (instructed by The Family Law Company) for the Appellant
Anne Bell (instructed by Boyce Hatton) for the First Respondent
James Hayward (instructed by Everys) for the Second Respondent


Hearing dates: 15th September 2017

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Judgment

Judgment:
Re LG (Re Opening of Fact Finding) [2017] EWHC 2626 (Fam).rtf

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