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Re M (Special Guardianship Order: Leave To Apply To Discharge) [2021] EWCA Civ 442

Date:8 APR 2021
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Law Reporter

(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Peter Jackson, Baker, Elisabeth Laing LJJ, 26 March 2021)

Public Law Children Special guardianship – Leave to apply to discharge SGO – Refusal – Appeal – Test for change in circumstances.

The mother’s appeal from a decision refusing her leave to apply to discharge a special guardianship order was allowed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 442

Case No: B4/2020/2052

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
O
N APPEAL FROM THE OXFORD COMBINED COURT CENTRE
Her Honour Judge Vincent
OX20P00090

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 26 March 2021

 

Before :

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
LORD JUSTICE BAKER
and

LADY JUSTICE ELISABETH LAING 

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Re M (Special Guardianship Order: Leave to Apply to Discharge)

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Ruth Cabeza for the Appellant Mother (by Direct Access)
Jennifer Kotilaine (instructed by Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne LLP) for the 
Respondent Grandparents

Hearing date : 4 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 at 10:30am on Friday, 26 March 2021

Judgment: Re M (Special Guardianship Order Leave to Apply to Discharge) [2021] EWCA Civ 442

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