Court of Appeal allows appeal by council in case where fact-finding process in care proceedings “went wrong”
16th October 2023
Local Government Lawyer
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by a local authority and remitted for rehearing a case concerning findings of fact in care proceedings.
In S (Children: Findings of Fact)  EWCA Civ 1113 Lord Justice Peter Jackson said: “The advantages possessed by a judge making findings of fact after hearing evidence are well understood. This court will not intervene unless there has been some clearly demonstrated error of approach.
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