Four 4PB members in Court of Appeal case looking at the return of a child under the tensions of refugee status.

In a case looking at the interplay between obligations of the state, under the 1980 Hague Convention and under immigration law the Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees.


Four 4PB members in landmark Court of Appeal case

Four members of 4PB: Christopher Hames QC; Jacqueline Renton; Charlotte Baker and Harry Langford were involved in a Court of Appeal decision concerning habitual residence and third state returns under the Hague Convention 1980.

To read the full judgment click here.


Baljinder Bath writes for Resolutions The Review

Baljinder Bath, evaluates the pros and cons of remote hearings and the impact of technology on the family justice system. To read the full article, click here.


Michael Edwards and Ralph Marnham write for the Solicitors Journal

Michael Edwards and Ralph Marnham write for the Solicitors Journal on the live streaming of family hearings in the Court of Appeal. Read the full article here.


Family Law Awards shortlist Jo Delahunty QC and Harry Langford

A huge congratulations to Jo Delahunty QC and Harry Langford, shortlisted by Lexis Nexis in the Family Law Awards.


Court of Appeal emphasises high bar applied to interim separation cases.

Chris Barnes represented the mother in her successful appeal against interim care orders approving the separation of 3 children from their grandparents, with whom they had lived for some 18-months.