[2019] EWCA Civ 1997

19/11/2019

Barrister

Joanne Porter

Court

Court of Appeal

Practice Areas

Public Children Law

A mother who had been identified as a vulnerable witness after a fact-finding hearing had concluded that she was a possible perpetrator of injuries to her two-year-old daughter had not had a fair trial. She had been deprived of assistance that would have enabled her to give her best evidence and a rehearing was ordered.

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