W (A Child) (No 2), Re [2017] EWHC 917 (Fam) (17 April 2017)

Application by father for permission to appeal adoption order and for stay.

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R and E (Children), Re (Costs) [2017] EWFC B23 (24 March 2017)

Claim for damages by father against local authority, alleging that the local authority acted unlawfully in causing two of his children to be known by the surname of their prospective adopters. Judgment dealing with costs.

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R and E (Children), Re (Claim) [2017] EWFC B22 (17 February 2017)

Claim for damages by father against local authority, alleging that the local authority acted unlawfully in causing two of his children to be known by the surname of their prospective adopters.

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N (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 965 (Fam) (28 April 2017)

Application by partner of mother of child born as a result of IVF treatment for a declaration that he is the child's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment. Judgment dealing with issue of costs.

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F and H (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 964 (Fam) (28 April 2017)

Judgment relating to issue of costs in two fertility treatment cases, each raising the question of whether there were valid consents as required by Part 2 of the 2008 Act.

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Y (A Child) (No 2), Re [2017] EWHC 967 (Fam) (28 April 2017)

Care proceedings relating to a 16 year old boy.

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X (A Child), Re [2017] EWFC B21 (06 April 2017)

Application for care and placement orders in respect of a 5 month old child, four of whose five siblings were already in care.

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S (Children), Re [2017] EWHC B20 (15 December 2016)

Care proceedings in which the issue was whether the two children should remain in local authority foster care but placed separately, or whether they should be placed together in the care of their father.

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Benmusa (No 3), Re [2017] EWHC 966 (Fam) (28 April 2017)

Two further application to unseal the will of the late Princess Margaret. Applications struck out.

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A Local Authority v Y [2017] EWHC 968 (Fam) (27 April 2017)

Proceedings concerning a 17 year old child believed to be at risk of radicalisation.

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F v M & Anor [2017] EWHC 949 (Fam) (26 April 2017)

Judgment dealing with preliminary matters relating to rehearing of application by father for return of child to Pakistan.

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An NHS Trust v SK (Best Interests Decision - Palliative Care) [2016] EWHC 2860 (Fam) (04 November 2016)

Judgment concerning the treatment of an 11-year-old boy suffering from end stage high grade recurrent osteosarcoma and metastatic lung disease.

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JZ v FZ [2017] EWHC 750 (Fam) (14 March 2017)

Application for permission to appeal by a father against a child arrangements order and a specific issue order relating to choice of schools, made in Children Act proceedings concerning his two children.

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Buckinghamshire County Council v Andrew & Ors [2017] EWFC B19 (26 April 2017)

Application by local authority for permission to withdraw application for a care order, following finding that child suffered from Ehlers Danloss Syndrome, which could have accounted for her injuries.

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C (A Child), Re [2017] EWFC B16 (07 March 2017)

Application by local authority for a secure accommodation order in respect of a 17 year old child.

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G (Children), Re [2017] EWFC B15 (30 January 2017)

Care proceedings concerning two children from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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R-T, Re [2017] EWFC B17 (25 April 2017)

Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concerning two year old child.

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A (A Child : application for a care order) [2016] EWHC 3707 (Fam) (03 September 2016)

Application for a care order in respect of an 11 year old girl, in which it was suggested that the child should reside with the maternal grandparents in Nigeria.

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Newcastle-Upon-Tyne City Council v TP (Best Interests) [2016] EWCOP 61 (21 December 2016)

Final hearing of case concerning best interests of 62 year old woman born with cerebral palsy.

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Newcastle City Council v TP & Anor (Capacity) [2016] EWCOP 62 (25 November 2016)

Second hearing of case concerning best interests of 62 year old woman born with cerebral palsy, dealing with issue of capacity

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Newcastle City Council v TP & Anor (Judgment findings) [2016] EWCOP 63 (22 November 2016)

First hearing of case concerning best interests of 62 year old woman born with cerebral palsy, dealing with findings of fact.

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Armstrong v Onyearu & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 268 (11 April 2017)

Appeal by trustee in bankruptcy against findings that the wife of a bankrupt husband should not be held liable under the doctrine of equity of exoneration. Appeal dismissed.

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C v D [2017] EWHC 807 (Fam) (08 March 2017)

Final hearing of mother's application for an order for the summary return of two children to Canada. Application granted.

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C v P & Ors [2017] EWFC 23 (11 April 2017)

Proceedings concerning arrangements for two children of a British mother and Swedish father, in which the mother sought findings that they had been abused by their paternal grandmother and father.

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B (Child), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 264 (12 April 2017)

Appeal by mother against dismissal of application for leave to oppose adoption. Appeal dismissed.

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Work v Gray [2017] EWCA Civ 270 (11 April 2017)

Appeal by husband against decision that he and the wife were entitled to an equal share of the marital wealth, rejecting the husband's case that he had made a special financial contribution which justified an unequal division of that wealth in his favour. Appeal dismissed.

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MBC v M [2016] EWFC 71 (8 December 2016)

Application by local authority for committal of mother and step-father of children subject to care orders, for breach of injunction restricting contact with children.

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SW, Re [2017] EWCOP 7 (12 April 2017)

Application seeking authority for a bone marrow transplant from a woman lacking capacity.

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Kirk v Devon County Council & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 260 (12 April 2017)

Judgment dealing with issue of costs of successful appeals against orders made by the Court of Protection.

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W (A Child), Re [2017] EWHC 829 (Fam) (06 March 2017)

Judgment considering applications by local authority for permission to withdraw its applications for care and placement orders in respect of child, and by prospective adopters for an adoption order.

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Case K (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 783 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Judgment dealing with issue of costs of judicial review proceedings relating to registration of birth of child born as a result of IVF treatment, in case where partner of mother had to apply for a declaration that he is the children's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment.

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Cases Y, Z, AA, AB & AC, Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 784 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Hearing of further cases in which partner of mother of child born as a result of IVF treatment seeks a declaration that they are the child's legal parent, following administrative failure by clinic providing treatment.

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Benmusa (No 2), Re [2017] EWHC 785 (Fam) (12 April 2017)

Further application to unseal the will of the late Princess Margaret. Application struck out.

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Giggs v Giggs [2017] EWHC 822 (Fam) (17 February 2017)

Application within financial remedy proceedings for exclusion of media and reporting restriction order.

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Chai v Peng & Ors [2017] EWHC 792 (Fam) (06 April 2017)

Final hearing of wife's application for financial remedies, in case involving a 'kitty' of £205 million.

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Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable adult; British citizen) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 774 (Fam) (05 April 2017)

Further judgment in proceedings concerning a vulnerable adult who claimed to be held against her will in Saudi Arabia.

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BC v EF (Parental Responsibility : Immunisation) [2016] EWFC 69 (05 December 2016)

Judgment dealing with specific issue of immunisation of children, opposed by vegan mother.

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Davis (As Trustee In Bankruptcy of Jackson) v Jackson & Anor [2017] EWHC 698 (Ch)

Consideration of equitable accounting where the trustee in bankruptcy was enforcing an estranged husband's share of a house he had never lived in but where his estranged wife lived with the couple's children. The house had been re-mortgaged in joint names for financial reasons after estrangement (previously it had been in the wife's sole name) but the husband had not contributed to any mortgage repayments.

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A (A Child) -Inability of mother to prioritise [2016] EWFC B116 (09 December 2016)

Care and placement proceedings concerning 2 year old girl, in which the mother was unable to prioritise the child over her need to have a relationship with the father.

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Re M (Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 228 (06 April 2017)

Appeal against child arrangements order in respect of a child born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement.

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SL, Re [2017] EWCOP 5 (31 March 2017)

Application by LA for order authorising deprivation of liberty occasioned care regime of 60 year old woman diagnosed as having schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder. Judgment concerning issue of capacity to conduct the proceedings.

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Mickovski v Liddell [2017] EWCA Civ 251 (05 April 2017)

Application by husband for permission to appeal against refusal of application to vary periodical payments order. Permission refused.

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M and N, Re [2016] EWFC 69 (05 December 2016)

Application for a specific issue order in relation to the immunisation of the child.

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Lincolnshire County Council v J K [2016] EWCOP 59 (17 November 2016)

Judgment concerning the mental capacity of a 73 year old woman.

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AK (a child)(role of the IRO), Re [2017] EWFC B13 (14 January 2017)

Care proceedings concerning 5 year old girl of Lithuanian origin. LA sought approval of plan to leave her in the care of her foster carer under the auspices of a SGO. Plan not approved by IRO.

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DL (appointment of Guardian and Art 37 Vienna Convention), Re [2017] EWFC B14 (04 April 2017)

Application for adoption of child of Romanian mother. Haring considering issues of whether the putative father and the Romanian consulate should be given notice.

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N-A (Children), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 230 (05 April 2017)

Appeal by father against refusal of permission to take children to live permanently in Iran. Appeal dismissed.

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Bedford Borough Council v Moutiq & Ors [2017] EWFC 22 (28 February 2017)

Care proceedings concerning 3 year old child. Application to commit maternal grandmother for breach of a collection order.

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E (A Child), Re [2017] EWHC B11 (Fam) (23 February 2017)

Applications by local authority for permission to place child with maternal aunt in the Republic of Ireland, and by maternal aunt for a Special Guardianship Order.

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A (Foreign Surrogacy- Parental Responsibility), Re [2016] EWFC 70 (08 November 2016)

Application by biological father for child arrangements order in relation to child born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement.

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T (A Child : Hague Convention proceedings) [2016] EWHC 3554 (Fam) (16 December 2016)

Application by father for summary return of child to El Salvador. Application refused, on the basis of settlement and harm/intolerability.

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KCC v M and O (children, criticism of local authority) [2017] EWFC B12 (26 January 2017)

Care proceedings concerning one year old child, including consideration of criticisms of the conduct of the local authority raised by parents.

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