M (A Child) [2020] EWCA Civ 922 (17 July 2020)

3rd August 2020

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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