Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 68 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2015] EWHC 3162 (Fam)
Court: Family Division

Theis J

Representation Cliona Papazian for F.
  Alexander Verdan QC for the authority.
  Pauline Troy for the children's guardian.
Judgment Dates: 12 May 2015


Family proceedings - Orders in family proceedings - Placement order - Care and placement orders being made in respect of two young children - Children's paternal uncle applying for leave to revoke placement order - Whether change of circumstances occurring - Whether discretion should be exercised to grant leave.

The Case

Family proceedings Orders in family proceedings. The Family Division refused an application made by the paternal uncle of two young children for leave to revoke placement orders. The court held that there probably had been a change of circumstances, but, in considering the second stage, namely, whether the discretion to grant leave should be exercised, in all the circumstances, the application would be refused.

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