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Hague Convention Re E (Children) [2011] UKSC 27 Appeal to the Supreme Court by mother against an order for the return of children under the Hague , on the grounds that the judge had failed to apply Article 13(b) of the Convention. Appeal dismissed.

27/04/2018 15:41
Appeal to the Supreme Court by mother against an order for the return of children under the Hague Convention, on the grounds that the judge had failed to apply Article 13(b) of the Convention. Appeal dismissed. Background to the appeal  This case concerns two little girls whom the court refers...

Judgment in intractable contact / parental alienation case, giving guidance on case management in such matters

06/12/2017 10:14
Re E (A Child) [2011] EWHC 3521 (Fam) Judgment in intractable contact / parental alienation case, giving guidance on case management in such matters By the time of the final hearing the child was 8 ½ years old and had not seen the father for 3 ½ years. There was evidence that the relationship...

W-B (A Child) [2012] EWCA Civ 592 Appeal as to whether proceedings, concerning the residence of the parties’ child, should take place in Scotland, where she now lived with the mother, or England. Appeal allowed.

26/01/2016 18:58
W-B (A Child) [2012] EWCA Civ 592 Appeal as to whether proceedings, concerning the residence of the parties’ child, should take place in Scotland, where she now lived with the mother, or England. Appeal allowed. This was an appeal by a mother in private law proceedings.  The parents were...

Re C (Internal Relocation) [2015] EWCA Civ 1305

29/12/2015 21:00
      In the case of  child relocation specialist Anna Worwood of Penningtons Manches LLP, acted for the appellant father (instructing Charles Hale QC). The father's appeal generated a necessary consideration of the proper principles to be applied in cases involving...

Re F [A] Child International Relocation Cases

14/10/2015 00:43
    To consider The law to be applied in an international child relocation case was set out in K v K (Children: Permanent Removal from Jurisdiction) [2011] EWCA Civ 793 A father's appeal against an order giving the mother leave to remove their 12-year-old daughter to Germany was allowed...

Appeal in a long running contact case against a no direct contact order. Guidance given on applicability of Re B (A Child) [2013] to private law cases and the correct approach to implacable hostility to contact cases

02/02/2014 17:39
    A (A Child) [2013] EWCA Civ 1104 Appeal in a long running contact case against a no direct contact order. Guidance given on applicability of Re B (A Child) [2013] to private law cases and the correct approach to implacable hostility to contact cases The case concerned a girl, M...

Re W (A Child); Re H (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1177Parents’ successful appeals against the making of orders refusing them permission to oppose the granting of adoption orders in relation to their children – Re B-S (Children) revisited and confirmed.

28/10/2013 20:30
This judgment deals with two separate appeals made by parents against refusals to grant them permission to oppose adoption of their children pursuant to s.47(5) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002. In both cases care and placement orders had already been granted and the respective children had...

Re S promoting a relationship with the absent parent 2004

21/08/2013 17:54
Neutral Citation Number: [2004] EWCA Civ 18   Case No: B1 2003/2354 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM Middlesborough County Court (Mr Recorder Bullock)   Royal Courts of Justice   Strand, London, WC2A 2LL   28th January...

The End of Payne Re K (Children) [2011] EWCA Civ 793 on 7 July 2011

14/05/2013 14:04
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in  2011] EWCA Civ 793 on 7 July 2011.  It was a welcome opportunity to consider the application of  [2001] EWCA Civ 166 in international relocation cases following criticism of the authority both at home and abroad.  What followed...

The International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations 2012

17/12/2012 18:48
These Regulations may be cited as the International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) Regulations 2012, and, subject as follows, shall come into force on the day on which the Convention enters into force in respect of the European Union, which day will be notified in the...
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