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25 MAY 2016

Kent County Council v M and K (Section 20: Declaration and Damages) [2016] EWFC 28

Kent County Council v M and K (Section 20: Declaration and Damages) [2016] EWFC 28
(Family Court, Theis J, 13 May 2016)

Public law children – Damages – European Convention Arts 6 and 8 – Failure to initiate care proceedings for 4 years – Placement under s 20, Children Act 1989

The court found that the child’s Art 6 and 8, European Convention rights had been breached and awarded her £17,000 in damages.

Case No: ME15C01263
Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWFC 28

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL

Date: 13/05/2016


Before:

MRS JUSTICE THEIS DBE

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Between:

Kent County Council
Applicant

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M
1st Respondent
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K By Her Children’s Guardian
2nd Respondent

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Ms Fawzia King (instructed by KCC) for the Applicant
Mr Max Konarek (instructed by Kingsfords Solicitors) for the 1st Respondent
Mr Jeremy Hall (instructed by Rootes & Alliott) for the 2nd Respondent

Hearing date: 21st April 2016; Judgment 13 May 2016

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Kent County Council v M and K (Section 20 Declaration and Damage) [2016] EWFC 28

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