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A Local Authority v The Mother and Ors [2020] EWHC 1233 (Fam)

Jun 5, 2020, 11:19 AM
Public law children – Remote hearing – Covid-19
The Family Division, in applying the relevant guidance to the particular facts of the present case, held that giving evidence in person had a material advantage over remote evidence giving. Accordingly, the fact-finding hearing was adjourned until June to facilitate an 'in person' hearing.
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(Family Division, Williams J, 15 May 2020)

Public law children – Remote hearing – Covid-19

The Family Division, in applying the relevant guidance to the particular facts of the present case, held that giving evidence in person had a material advantage over remote evidence giving. Accordingly, the fact-finding hearing was adjourned until June to facilitate an 'in person' hearing.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWHC 1233 (Fam)

Case No: ZC19C00356

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Insert Court Address

Date: 15/05/2020

Before:

The Honourable Mr Justice Williams

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Between:

A Local Authority
Applicant

- and –

The Mother

Father 1

Father 2

The Children

Respondents

-and-

The Maternal Grandmother
The Paternal Grandmother

Interveners

(Covid-19 - Fair Hearing - Adjournment)

Mr William Tyler QC and Mr Tim Parker (instructed by the Local Authority Legal Dept) for the Local Authority
Ms Elizabeth Isaacs QC and Mr Mark Rawcliffe (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Mother
Mr Mark Twomey QC and Ms Siobhan Kelly (instructed by TV Edwards) for Father 1
Ms Trisan Hyatt (instructed by Faradays Solicitors) for Father 2
Ms Tina Cook QC and Ms Joy Brereton (instructed by Powell Spencer and Partners) for the Paternal Grandmother
Mr Cyrus Larizadeh QC and Ms Lucy Cheetham (instructed by Goodman Ray) for the Maternal Grandmother

Mr Darren Howe QC and Ms Sally Stone (instructed by Creighton and Partners) for the Children

Hearing dates: 12th May 2020

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

.............................

MR JUSTICE WILLIAMS

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published. The anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email and release to Bailii. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be 16.30PM on 15th May 2020.

Judgment: A Local Authority v The Mother and Ors [2020] EWHC 1233 (Fam)

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