HB v A Local Authority & Anor (Wardship - Costs Funding Order) [2017] EWHC 524 (Fam) (21 March 2017)

Judgment considering issue of whether High Court has power, under its inherent jurisdiction, to make costs funding order against local authority requiring it to fund legal advice and representation for parent in wardship proceedings brought by the local authority, where that parent has lawfully been refused legal aid.

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