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ZH v HS and others (Application to revoke adoption order) [2019] EWHC 2190 (Fam)
Date:11 SEP 2019
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(Theis J, Family Division, 5 March 2019)

Public law children – Adoption – Application to revoke adoption order.

The Family Division held that the adoption order had been disproportionate for what had been required and had been made following a flawed process. Accordingly, the adoption order was revoked.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 2190 (Fam)

Case No: FD18P00486

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 05/03/2019

Before:

MRS JUSTICE THEIS

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Between:

ZH
Applicant

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HS
1st Respondent

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MO
2nd Respondent

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SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT
3rd Respondent

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TS
(by her Children’s Guardian Desmond Wheway)
4th Respondent

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Ms Deirdre Fottrell Q. C. & Ms Kathryn Cronin (instructed by Freemans) for the Applicants
Ms Maggie Jones & Mr Tom Wilson (instructed by Goodman Ray) for the 1st & 2nd Respondents
SSHD did not attend for the 3rd Respondent
Ms Barbara Connolly Q.C. & Ms Mai-Ling Savage (instructed by Osbornes) for the 4th Respondent
Ms Chaudhry (instructed by London Borough of Redbridge) attended the hearings

Hearing dates: 25th, 26th, 27th February & 5th March 2019

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

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MRS JUSTICE THEIS

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published. The anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

 

Judgment: ZH v HS & Ors (Application to revoke adoption order) [2019] EWHC 2190 (Fam)

 

 

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