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21 FEB 2018

Re R (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 198

Re R (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 198

(Court of Appeal, McFarlane, Gloster, Hickinbottom LJJ, 16 February 2018)

Public law children – Fact finding – Criminal and family proceedings – Approach

The father’s appeal from fact-findings made in family proceedings following his acquittal in criminal proceedings was allowed and a retrial was ordered.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 198

Case No: B4/2017/2463/CCFMF
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT
Mrs Justice Theis DBE

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 16/02/2018
Before:

LADY JUSTICE GLOSTER
LORD JUSTICE MCFARLANE
and
LORD JUSTICE HICKINBOTTOM

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Between:

R (Children)

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June Venters QC and Miss Yasmeen Ul Haq (instructed by Venters Solicitors) for the Appellant
Janet Bazley QC and Catherine Jenkins (instructed by X County Council) for the 1st Respondent
Malcolm Chisholm (instructed by Child Law Partnership) for the 2nd Respondent

Hearing date: 6 December 2017

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Judgment Approved 



Judgment: Re R (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 198.rtf
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