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Re D (A Child) (Appeal out of time) [2020] EWHC 1167 (Fam)

Date:4 JUN 2020
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(Family Division, Francis J, 14 May 2020)

Public law children – Permission to appeal – Appeal out of time

The Family Division granted the father’s permission to appeal out of time, the appeal was allowed and the finding of fact set aside. The matter was remitted for a re-hearing.

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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWHC 1167 (Fam)

Case No: 2019/0019

District Judge Greensmith


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 14/05/2020

Before :


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Re D (A Child) (Appeal out of time)

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Francesca Wiley QC and Laura Briggs (instructed by Setfords Solicitors) for the Appellant
Alex Taylor (instructed on a Direct Access basis) for the First Respondent
Will Tyler QC and Charlotte Worsley (instructed by Switalskis Solicitors) for the Second Respondent

Hearing dates: 21st, 22nd & 23rd January 2020

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.



Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email and release to Bailii. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be 10.30am on 14th May 2020
This judgment was delivered in open court. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published. The anonymity of the child and members of their family and their geographical location 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.


Judgment: Re D (A Child)(Appeal out of time) [2020] EWHC 1167 (Fam)


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