*Re L (A Child)

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The court made an order that 500 pages of court be bundle be translated. The legal aid authority to whom the order was directed refused the application and the matter was referred back before a judge. The Family Court held that it was not 'necessary' under Bundles Practice Direction, Family Procedure Rules 2010 SI 2955/10, PD 27A, para 5.1, for the 500 pages to be translated and that only 51 pages were necessary and that proper compliance with PD27A and, in particular, strict adherence to the bundle page limit, was an essential tool in the struggle to control the costs of family litigation.

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