B (Children: Uncertain Perpetrator) [2019] EWCA Civ 575

[2019] EWCA Civ 575



Chris Stevenson

Practice Areas

Public Children Law

Successful appeal against findings of fact made by the court at first instance, where the trial judge was criticised for not applying the correct test for the identification of perpetrators of significant harm. The case raises an important principle about the proper approach to take when identifying perpetrators and the risk of effectively reversing the burden of proof


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