Court of Appeal considers whether a child can return to a third state.

16th July 2020

Christopher Hames QC, Harry Langford, (acting pro bono for the intervenor, The International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice, instructed by Laura Coyle of Freemans)  and Jacqueline Renton and Charlotte Baker (instructed by Access Law Solicitors) are in the Court of Appeal today on a case called Re B which is considering for the first time at appellate level, whether it is permissible to order a child’s return to a third state under the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention.