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HMCTS not liable for legal representative costs in teenager’s sex abuse claims

Re K and H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 543

Related Member(s):
Sarah Hannett QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law

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.