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21 FEB 2018

Anderson v Spencer [2018] EWCA Civ 100

Anderson v Spencer [2018] EWCA Civ 100

(Court of Appeal, McFarlane, King, Simon LJJ, 7 February 2018)

Jurisdiction – Parentage – DNA testing – Risk of bowel cancer – Application to use retained DNA sample

The appeal was dismissed and the court found that the judge below had been correct in his approach and conclusion in directing that the DNA sample should be used for paternity testing.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 100


Case No: B4/2016/2164


IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
(FAMILY DIVISION)
Mr Justice Peter Jackson
[2016] EWHC 851 (Fam)

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 07/02/2018


Before:

LORD JUSTICE MCFARLANE
LADY JUSTICE KING
and
LORD JUSTICE SIMON


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Between:

Valerie Anderson (Personal Representative of William Brian Anderson Deceased)

Appellant


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David Spencer

Respondent

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The Appellant did not appear and was not represented
James Kemp (instructed by TM Solicitors) for the Respondent

Hearing date: 10 October 2017

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Judgment Approved


Judgment: 
Anderson v Spencer [2018] EWCA Civ 100.doc
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