|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 24 (Apr)|
|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|
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.