Pump Court Chambers

S (A Child) [2023] EWCA Civ 706

News 20th June 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in S (A Child) [2023] EWCA Civ 706, in which a biological father without parental responsibility appealed against the decision to refuse his application to be joined as a party to care proceedings in relation to his son (‘S’). The appeal was allowed on all grounds and the Court joined the father to the proceedings.

Jennifer Swan, instructed by Bevirs Solicitors, acted for the Appellant. Andrew Bond, instructed by Reeds Solicitors, acted for the Third Respondent.

The judgment is available to view here.

Shortlist close
Title Type CV Email

Remove All


Click here to email this list.