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W (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 1966

Date:21 NOV 2019
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(Court of Appeal, King, Henderson and Moylan LJJ, 18 November 2019)

Public law children – Care order – Judge granting local authority’s application to withdraw aunt’s application for placement order – Aunt appealing

The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal as the judge had failed to give an adequately reasoned judgment.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 1966

Case No: B4/2019/1548

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM BIRMINGHAM CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE
HER HONOR JUDGE BUSH

BM17C00319

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 18/11/2019

Before:

LADY JUSTICE KING

LORD JUSTICE HENDERSON

and

LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN

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W (A CHILD)

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Matthew Brookes-Baker (instructed by Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne Llp) for the Appellant
Vanessa Meachin QC and James Legg (instructed by the Local Authority’s Children’s
Trust Legal Department) for the 1st Respondent Local Authority
Michael Bailey (instructed by Lillywhite Williams) for the 2nd Respondent Mother

Hearing date: 10th October 2019

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Approved Judgment

 

Judgment: W (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 1966

 

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