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A Local Authority v X and others [2018] EWHC 874 (Fam)
Date:24 APR 2018
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Knowles J, 19 April 2018)

Public law children – Jurisdiction – Diplomatic immunity – Jurisdiction to make care orders

The judge found that the court had jurisdiction to make public law children orders but declined to do so in the circumstances of this case.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 874 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Before :

MRS JUSTICE KNOWLES

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Between :

A Local Authority
Applicant

- and -

X
Y
D, S,
E And SL
(through their Children’s Guardian)
Respondents

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Mr Clive Newton QC and Miss Joanne Ecob for the Applicant
Miss Anna McKenna QC and Mr Christopher Poole for X
Mr Hugh Southey QC and Miss Markanza Cudby for D and S
Mr Sam Momtaz QC and Miss Kate Tompkins for E and SL
Mr Guglielmo Verdirame and Mr John Bethell for the Secretary of State

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Judgment


Judgment: A Local Authority v X and Others [2018] EWHC 874 (Fam).docx

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