(Court of Appeal, Underhill, Baker, Arnold LJJ, 8 September 2020)
Public law children – Care and placement orders – Grandmother refused leave to apply to revoke placement order – Appeal – Whether there had been a change of circumstances
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Case No: B4/2020/1253
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROMTHE FAMILY COURT AT BRISTOL
(HIS HONOUR JUDGE BROMILOW)
Neutral citation number  EWCA Civ 1253
The Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
LORD JUSTICE ARNOLD
IN THEMATTER OF THE ADOPTION AND CHILDREN ACT 2002
AND IN THEMATTER OF JL (A CHILD) (LEAVE TO APPLY TO REVOKE PLACEMENT ORDER)
A LOCAL AUTHORITY (1)
JL (by his children’s guardian) (2)
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GRAEME HARRISON (instructed by Avon & Somerset Family Law) appeared on behalf of the Appellant
JAMES CRANFIELD (instructed by Bristol City Council) appeared on behalf of the Respondent Local Authority
LINSEY KNOWLES (instructed by Henriques Griffiths LLP) appeared on behalf of the Child through his Children's Guardian