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Re R (Children) (Control of Court Documents) [2021] EWCA Civ 162

Date:26 FEB 2021
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), King, Peter Jackson, Elisabeth Laing LJJ, 12 February 2021)

Practice and Procedure – Disclosure of court documents – Sexual abuse findings – Perpetrator sought copy of judgment and other documents – Refusal – Redacted information provided – Appeal

The appeal from a decision preventing the perpetrator of sexual abuse from receiving court documents was dismissed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 162

Case No: B4/2020/1197

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE WEST LONDON FAMILY COURT
HHJ Oliver Jones
ZC1800558

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 12 February 2021

Before :

LADY JUSTICE KING
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON 
and

LADY JUSTICE ELISABETH LAING 

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R (Children: Control of Court Documents)

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Andrew Bagchi QC and Amean Elgadhy (instructed by Burke Niazi Solicitors) for the Appellant
Nick Goodwin QC and Isabelle Watson (instructed by South London Legal Partnership) for the Respondent Local Authority
Kate Branigan QC and Sarah Branson (instructed by Lock & Marlborough Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
Barbara Connolly QC and Hannah Gomersall (instructed by Powell Spencer & Partners) for the Respondent Father
Andrew Shaw and Samuel Prout (instructed by Dawson Cornwell Solicitors) for the Respondent Children by their Children’s Guardian

Hearing date : 14 January 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, 12 February 2021

Judgment: Re R (Children)(Control of Court Documents) [2021] EWCA Civ 162

 

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