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Recusal application in family proceedings—the test for actual or perceived bias revisited (Re C (a child))

Published on: 30 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Recusal application in family proceedings—the test for actual or perceived bias revisited (Re C (a child))
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a judge’s refusal to recuse herself after she was overheard making pejorative comments about a party during a break in a Zoom hearing, and brings the perils of a remote hearing into sharp focus. Tahmina Rahman, barrister at 1 GC Family Law, examines the issues. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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