[2020] EWCA Civ 922



Teertha Gupta KC
Cliona Papazian
Ruth Kirby KC
Michael Edwards
Ralph Marnham


Court of Appeal

Practice Areas

International Children Law

Five 4PB members instructed on seminal case on the scope of the High Court’s jurisdiction to protect British children abroad. The Court of Appeal set a ‘necessity’ test for use of the parens patriae jurisdiction.

Teertha Gupta QC, Cliona Papazian and Ralph Marnham represented the Appellant and Ruth Kirby and Michael Edwards represented the Respondent.

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