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F v H and another [2017] EWHC 3358 (Fam)
Date:3 JAN 2018
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(Family Division, Russell J, 19 December 2017)

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This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment 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.

Case No: 2017/0136
Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 3358 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989
AND IN THE MATTER OF A SENIOR COURTS ACT 1981
AND IN THE MATTER OF B (A Child) (13th April 2013)
ON APPEAL FROM THE CENTRAL FAMILY COURT
& AN ORDER DATED 9TH AUGUST 2017

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 19/12/2017

Before:


MS JUSTICE RUSSELL


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Between:


F
Applicant

- and -

H
1st Respondent

and

B
(by her guardian)
2nd Respondent


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Judith Murray (instructed by Levison Meltzer Piggott) for the Appellant
Alexander Laing (instructed by direct access) for the 1st Respondent
Barbara Hopkin (solicitor for the child) for the 2nd Respondent
(by her guardian)


Hearing date: 13th November 2017


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Judgment

Judgment: F v H and another [2017] EWHC 3358 (Fam).rtf
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