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Re A, B and C (Children) [2021] EWCA Civ 451

Date:15 APR 2021
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(Court of Appeal, Civil Division, Macur, Baker, Arnold LJJ, 01 April 2021)

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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 451

Case No: B4/2021/0038 

& B4/2021/0073

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM EAST LONDON FAMILY COURT
Recorder Posner
ZE20C00089

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 01/04/2021

Before:


LADY JUSTICE MACUR
LORD JUSTICE BAKER
and

LORD JUSTICE ARNOLD

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A, B and C (CHILDREN)

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Andrew Bagchi QC and Anna Lavelle (instructed by Russell-Cooke LLP) for the 1st Appellant
James Presland (instructed by Atkins Hope Solicitors) for the 2nd Appellant
Jacqui Gilliat and Bronach Gordon (instructed by London Borough of Croydon) for the Respondent


Hearing dates: 10 March 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 Thursday 1 April 2021. 

Judgment: A, B & C (Children) [2021] EWCA Civ 451

 

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