HMCTS not liable for legal representative costs in teenager’s sex abuse claims
Re K and H (Children)  EWCA Civ 543
- Related Member(s):
- Sarah Hannett QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Public Law
- Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
An appeal by the Lord Chancellor against a judgment in which the court held, inter alia, that the costs of legal representation in a case involving an allegation of sexual abuse by a teenager against the father of her mother’s two younger children should be borne by HMCTS. The CA allowed the appeal.
Sarah Hannett was involved in this case.