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Bloomsburry Family law


In the matter of Cape Plc

Where asbestos-related claims would continue to arise over a long period and there was insufficient insurance cover, it was appropriate to sanction an unusual scheme of arrangement under s 425 of the Companies Act 1985 in order to provide long-term finance for claims and to protect the scheme companies from the risk of insolvency.

Re B (children)

In care proceedings, where it was alleged that injuries to an 11-month-old child were non-accidental, the judge erred in finding that the mother had exaggerated evidence without giving her an opportunity to deal with that point in evidence. The medical evidence was not such that the only conclusion that could be drawn was that the child’s injuries had been caused by shaking.