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X (A Child FGMPO) [2018] EWCA Civ 1825
Date:7 AUG 2018
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(Court of Appeal, Irwin, Moylan and Asplin LJJ, 31 July 2018)

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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 1825
Case No: B4/2017/3363
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM
Ms JUSTICE RUSSELL
HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
FD16F07013
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 31/07/2018
Before:

LORD JUSTICE IRWIN
LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN
and
LADY JUSTICE ASPLIN

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Re X (A Child) (FGMPO)

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Mr Hames QC, Mr Perkins and Mr Briddock (instructed by Dawson Cornwell Solicitors) for the Appellant Father 
Ms Forster (instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
Ms Markham QC and Mr Holmes (instructed by Hertfordshire County Council) for the Respondent Local Authority
Ms Green (instructed by Cafcass Legal) for the Guardian 

Hearing date: 18th July 2018

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Judgment Approved


Judgment: X (A Child FGMPO) [2018] EWCA Civ 1825.rtf
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