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R (Care Proceedings Joinder of Foster Carers) [2021] EWCA Civ 875

Date:23 JUN 2021
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Law Reporter

(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Baker, Carr, Lewis LJJ, 15 June 2021)

Practice and Procedure – Care proceedings – Foster carers joined as party to care proceedings – Appeal

The Court of Appeal overturned the decision to join foster carers to care proceedings.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 875

Case No: B4/2021/0601

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT AT READING
HH Judge Marshall
RG20C00340

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 15/06/2021

Before :


LORD JUSTICE BAKER
LADY JUSTICE CARR
and

LORD JUSTICE LEWIS

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IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989
AND IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION AND CHILDREN ACT 2002
AND IN THE MATTER OF R (CARE PROCEEDINGS: JOINDER OF FOSTER CARERS)

Between :

A LOCAL AUTHORITY
Appellant

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A MOTHER (1)
R (by his children’s guardian) (2)
MR AND MRS A (3) and (4)
Respondents

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Deirdre Fottrell QC and Louise MacLynn (instructed by Local Authority Joint Legal Team) for the Appellant
Denise Gilling QC and Lucy Maxwell (instructed by [a firm]) for the First Respondent
Piers Pressdee QC and Joanne Porter (instructed by [a firm]) for the Second Respondent
The Third and Fourth Respondents appeared in person

Hearing date : 18 May 2021

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol:  This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email, release to BAILII and publication on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website. The date and time for hand down is deemed to be 10.30am on Tuesday 15 June 2021. 


Judgment: Re R (Care Proceedings: Joinder of Foster Carers) [2021] EWCA Civ 875

 

 

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