Egeneonu v Egeneonu

18th January 2017

Judgment was handed down today by the President in Egeneonu v Egeneonu[2017] EWHC 43 (Fam) where Alistair Perkins and Christopher Hames QC appeared on opposing sides. The judgment is the first family case to consider whether or not findings of civil contempt amount to criminal offences for extradition purposes. The President also provides important analysis of the wardship jurisdiction.