- Recognising the foreign adoption of a non-British citizen (Re N (A Child) (Recognition of foreign adoption))
- Original news
- Briefly, what was this case about?
- What were the key issues in the case?
- What did the court decide?
- Valentine’s Settlement and the European Convention on Human Rights
- The issues raised by the Secretary of State
- The issue of the applicant mother’s domicile
- The application to cross-examine N
- To what extent does the judgment clarify the law in this area? Are there any grey areas or unresolved issues remaining?
- What should practitioners take away from the case?
- How does this judgment fit in with other developments in this area?
Family analysis: Discussing the judgment in Re N (A Child), Kathryn Cronin, barrister and joint head of Garden Court Chambers, says the case is a detailed and very helpful analysis of the adoption recognition case authorities and clarifies the four criteria that must be satisfied in order for the court to grant recognition of a foreign adoption order.
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