Christopher Hames QC looks at pension pots and divorce for The Money Pages.
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Court of Appeal considers whether a child can return to a third state.
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.
Christopher Hames QC comments in the Financial Times.
Court of Appeal case looking at the correct interpretation of article 23(e)
Jacqueline Renton and Charlotte Baker are in the Court of Appeal today on a case of seminal importance regarding the correct interpretation of article 23(e) of Brussels II Revised Regulation 2003 and the enforcement of foreign orders.
A (A Child : Surrogacy: S.54 Criteria)  EWHC 1426 (Fam)
Andrew Powell and Lucy Logan Green appeared on behalf of the 1st applicant instructed by Cara Nuttal of JMW Solicitors. The court was required to read down 3 limbs of the s54 criteria to make a parental order.