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Re A (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 2240
Date:31 OCT 2018
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Law Reporter

(Court of Appeal, Lewison, Peter Jackson, Newey LJJ, 16 October 2018)

Public law children – Special guardianship – Choice of two placements – Family placement in Ghana v foster carer - Appeal – Adequate reasoning

The appeal from the special guardianship order in favour of the foster carer was allowed.


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Case No: B4/2018/1870

Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 2240
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM BARNET CIVIL AND FAMILY COURT CENTRE
Her Honour Judge Karp
ZW17C00503

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 16 October 2018

Before :

LORD JUSTICE LEWISON
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
and
LORD JUSTICE NEWEY

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Between :

A (A Child)

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Mark Twomey QC and Rebekah Wilson (instructed by London Borough of Enfield) for the Appellant
Rima Baruah (instructed by Barnes and Partners Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
The Respondent Father was present in person
Mark Jarman and Jonathan Rustin (instructed by Tyrer Roxburgh Solicitors LLP) acting pro bono for the Respondent Foster Carer
Deirdre Fottrell QC and Maggie Jones (instructed by Wilsons LLP) for the Respondent Children’s Guardian

Hearing date: 3 October 2018

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Judgment

Judgment: Re A (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 2240.rtf

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