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Rebecca Davies

Family Law Week judgment summary: H (Children: Placement Orders) [2023] EWCA Civ 1245

Rebecca Davies summarises a judgment for Family Law Week about an appeal against the decision to allow a 1-year-old child to remain in her mother's care and for placement orders relating to the child's 2 older brothers to be revoked. Several case management issues were addressed during the appeal, including a reminder that a local authority obtain a transcript when care and placement orders are made and an application of Ladd v Marshall principles.