Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 385 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Civ 52
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss P, Thorpe and Laws LJJ

Representation Peter Jackson QC and Catherine Wood for the applicant.
  Judith Rowe QC for the first respondent.
  Andrew Scott for the second respondent.
  Margaret Hodgson for the third respondent.
Judgment Dates: 24 February 2005


Children - Care proceedings - Standard of proof - Allegation that serious injury to child caused by parent - Application to reopen appeal - Circumstances in which court will reopen an appeal.

The Case

The Court of Appeal considered the circumstances in which the court would reopen an appeal that had already been finally determined and held that in the instant case there were no grounds upon which permission to reopen the appeal should be granted.

Practice Areas

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