[2016] EWCA Civ 475

25/05/2016

Barrister

Marcus Scott-Manderson QC

Court

Court of Appeal

Practice Areas

International Children Law

The Court of Appeal set aside care and placement orders in respect of four children and remitted the case for a fresh welfare hearing. The assessment of the maternal grandmother, who lived in Slovakia, as a prospective carer was not fully explored and there was not a sufficient foundation for ruling her out as a potential carer. Guidance was given for those involved in care proceedings when seeking the assistance of foreign authorities.

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