A Local Authority v A Mother & Ors [2012] EWHC 1637 (Fam) (15 June 2012)

Public law proceedings. Child adopted by her aunt. Application by aunt for an order that the local authority should pay her costs of the latter part of the proceedings. Held that this was an exceptional case that justified an order requiring the local authority to contribute towards the aunt's costs.

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