- Recognising (or not) originating court orders in international child custody proceedings
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- What were the central issues in this case?
- How does this appeal add to the case law and understanding of Brussels II bis?
- To what extent does this further our understanding of the role the views of the child plays in such proceedings?
- How did the court approach the procedural points in this case?
- What are the practical implications of this decision?
Family analysis: When should an English court not recognise the order of an originating court in international child custody proceedings? Tom Wilson, barrister at 1 Garden Court Family Law Chambers, discusses the reasons behind the decision in Re D (A Child) (International Recognition) and its wider implications for both foreign and domestic Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) proceedings.
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