Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2018] All ER (D) 15 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 2173
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Sir James Munby P and MacDonald J

Representation Maureen Obi-Ezekpazu (instructed by SJ Solicitors) for the mother.
  Alex Verdan QC and Ana Carvalho Gomes (instructed by Bedford Borough Council) for local authority.
  Kate Tompkins (instructed by Brethertons Law) for the children.
Judgment Dates: 20 December 2017


Adoption - Order - Placement orders

The Case

Adoption Order. The mother's appeal against the making of final care orders and subsequently placement orders in respect of her two children had no prospect of success and permission to appeal should, accordingly, be refused. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division held that the judge had been entitled to conclude, on the evidence, that there had been no change of circumstances for the purpose of s 47(5) of the Adoption and Children Act 2006.

Practice Areas

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