For a run down of the substantive issue in this case (Link to judgment on Baili] – thanks Bailii) see Family Lore. However, for the more amusing side of this judgment read on…You can also read Joshua Rozenberg in Standpoint magazine.
*screeches to a halt* Oh. In fact, since I started this post and whilst I was being waylaid with the construction of a skeleton argument about whether or not an adoption panel had made a valid decision and thus whether or not placement proceedings were valid (they hadn’t and they weren’t), John Bolch has beaten me to it with a second post.
It really is worth reading the post and the judgments – the Jones judgment lightened up our Friday afternoon in chambers last week no end. And it’s not often you can say that about a judgment of the Court of Appeal!