Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 24 (Apr)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Wilson J

Representation John Hamilton (instructed by Satish Mistry) for the local authority.
  David Vavrecka (instructed by Goodman Ray) for the child by her guardian and litigation friend.
  Julian Date (instructed by Ronald Prior & Co) for the mother.
  Lynn Freeston (instructed by Coldham Shield & Mace) for the father.
Judgment Dates: 28 March 2002

Catchwords

Family proceedings - Care proceedings - Care order - Local authority seeking to place child of mixed ethnicity with Jewish couple - Care plan opposed by birth parents and child's guardian - Whether proposed adopters unsuitable match for child - Whether local authority failing to take proper account of parents' wishes.

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