1 Garden Court

London Borough of Haringey v A and B and others [2020] EWFC 38 (Fam)

Gemma Kelly represented the Guardian and successfully argued for severe findings to be made against the Local Authority.

Mr Justice Hayden spoke of the 'fundamental errors' made by the Local Authority, who 'fell considerably short of their obligations to safeguard and protect the children' in failing to appreciate the risk posed to the children by a man previously convicted of Schedule 1 sex offences and failing to inform the children's father of the mother's relationship with this man.

There were two further judgments over anonymisation of the Local Authority:

Re A [2020] EWHC 1162 (Fam)

PA Media Group v London Borough of Haringey  [2020] EWHC 1282 (Fam)

Tabloid coverage of the case can be found here.

Further press coverage can be found here.

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