Hillingdon London Borough Council v (1) DS (2) PS (3) C (4) G (By Their Children’s Guardian) (2016)

[2016] EWHC 1858 (Fam)



Dorothea Gartland KC


Family Division

Practice Areas

Public Children Law

Two unaccompanied children who arrived in the UK from Pakistan did not have habitual residence in either country at the time the court was seised of a local authority application for a care and placement order. In those unusual and exceptional circumstances, jurisdiction was assumed under Regulation 2201/2003 art.13.

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