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Access All Areas: A Principled Approach to Media Access After Re Child X

Date:19 AUG 2009

Deborah Eaton QC, 1 King's Bench Walk, David Greer, Partner, Schillings

This article considers the judgment of Sir Mark Potter, President of the Family Division in Re Child X (Residence and Contact - Rights of the Media Attendance: FPR Rule 10.28(4)) [2009] EWHC 1728 (Fam), [2009] 2 FLR (forthcoming). Child X, with the support of the mother, applied for an order that representatives of the media be excluded from future hearings in relation to the applicant's application for contact and residence in respect of their child. To read the rest of this article, see September [2009] Family Law journal.

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