[2017] EWCA Civ 980

12/07/2017

Barristers

Private: David Williams QC
Jacqueline Renton
Henry Setright QC
Michael Gration

Court

Court of Appeal

Practice Areas

International Children Law

In Hague Convention cases where one party moved with the children to another country for an agreed period, the concept of anticipatory retention applied: wrongful retention could occur before the agreed date of return. Whether it had occurred would depend on the facts of the case.

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