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Samantha Bangham’s Week in Cases 21 June 2013

Date:21 JUN 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter The pre-summer recess rush appears to be in full swing with judges disposing of their cases before jetting off to a Southern France vineyard for some R&R. That is how I imagine them spending the summer recess anyway for all I know some may like to take in the delights of Butlins at Minehead but I do doubt it.

As promised I have now caught up with the key expert evidence judgment provided by the President McFarlane and Treacy LJJ: Re H-L [2013] EWCA Civ 655 [2013] FLR forthcoming and a jolly useful judgment it is too. In this instance the mother sought to instruct three experts namely a geneticist; a haematologist; and a paediatrician in care proceedings in relation to the 2-year-old child who was born with a rare genetic disorder spondylocostal dysostosis. Care proceedings were initiated after nursery staff raised concerns that the child had sustained a number of...

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