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Wrongful removal—resolving issues of jurisdiction

Wrongful removal—resolving issues of jurisdiction
Published on: 02 December 2015
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Wrongful removal—resolving issues of jurisdiction
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  • How does the judgment fit in with other developments in this area? Are there any trends emerging?
  • Of what should lawyers advising in this area of law take note?

Article summary

Family analysis: The jurisdiction of an English court to order a wrongfully removed child to be returned to his country of habitual residence is examined by Michael Gration, barrister at 4 Paper Buildings, and Anne-Marie Hutchinson, partner at Dawson Cornwell, in light of the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Re J (A Child) (1996 Hague Convention). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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