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Re J (a child) EWCA Civ 222

Deirdre Fottrell QC and Daisy Hughes successful at the Court of Appeal in the case of Re J (a child) EWCA Civ 222 acting on behalf of the parents. Deirdre Fottrell QC represented the mother in the case who was herself a child in the care of Rotherham Council. McFarlane LJ gave guidance on the correct approach to be taken to the threshold criteria by local authorities. Daisy Hughes appeared on behalf of the father.

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