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Re H-L (Summary Dismissal of Care Proceedings) [2019] EWCA Civ 704
Date:24 APR 2019
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(Court of Appeal, Patten, Floyd, Peter Jackson LJJ, 17 April 2019)

Public law children – Care proceedings – Summary dismissal – Unexplained bruising - Appeal

The local authority appeal from the summary dismissal of care proceedings was allowed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 704

Case No: B4/2018/3134

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT AT NORTHAMPTON
HHJ Wicks

NN18C0138

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 17th April 2019

Before :

LORD JUSTICE PATTEN
LORD JUSTICE FLOYD
and

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON

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H-L (Children: Summary Dismissal of Care Proceedings)

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Hannah Markham QC and Clare Meredith (instructed by LGSS Law Limited) for the Appellant Local Authority
Hannah Mettam (instructed by Morgan & Wiseman Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
Aidan Vine QC and Kit Firbank (instructed by Family Law Group) for the Respondent Father Mr L
and by written submissions only
Michelle Christie (instructed by Woodfines Solicitors) for the Respondent Father Mr H
Matthew Brookes-Baker (instructed by Sally Wilcock & Co Solicitors) for the Respondent Children through their Children’s Guardian

Robert Pettitt (instructed by Bastian Lloyd Morris Solicitors) for the Intervener Ms E

Hearing date: 11 April 2019

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Approved Judgment

 

Judgment: Re H-L (Summary Dismissal of Care Proceedings) [2019] EWCA Civ 704

 

 

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