[2015] EWHC 4050 (Fam)



Alistair G Perkins


Family Division

Practice Areas

International Children Law

The High Court could exercise its inherent jurisdiction in proceedings concerning the custody of a child, who had been adopted in Nepal and was a British national resident in Dubai. The English court was the sole court which could remedy the non-recognisability of adoption at all under UAE law, and the fact that the Nepalese adoption was not automatically recognised in England.

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