Jacqueline Renton represented the mother in wardship proceedings in the High Court concerning her two children who had been wrongfully retained by the father in Russia after an agreed Christmas holiday.
In the matter of LC (Children) in the Supreme Court
Henry Setright QC, Teertha Gupta QC, David Williams QC, Christopher Hames, Michael Gration & Jacqueline Renton were involved in the Supreme Court case of In the matter of LC (Children) on 11th November 2013. The case raises important issues as regards the interpretation of habitual residence under article 3 of Hague Convention 1980 and the appropriate guidance to be applied when considering whether or not children should be joined to Hague Convention 1980 proceedings. Judgment has been reserved.
Young v Young
Rex Howling QC represents the wife who wants half of the available assets but has stated that she will settle for £300 million. Mr Young is an undischarged bankrupt who claims to have debts of £28 million. Their divorce has been ongoing for 6 years and has been subject to an unprecedented level of press coverage. The trial is due to last for 4 weeks.
Chambers & Partners 2014
We are delighted to announce that we have a record 29 barristers recommended in this years Guide. “This set has a wealth of talent and has firmly established itself as a leading set for family law.” Solicitors say of the barristers “They are very innovative in their approach and very holisitic in their advice.”
Private Law Children’s Seminar
The 4 Paper Buildings Private Law Children’s Seminar will be on Thursday 21st November. The seminar topic is Addiction & Family Breakdown. The seminar will be charied by Catherine Wood QC, and those speaking will include Alex Verdan QC, Kate Branigan QC, John Tughan, Andrew Powell and Mandy Saligari (Clinical Director & Founder) Charter Harley Street. For more information & to book your place click here.
Thames Valley Law Society
On Monday 21st October 2013 Michael Sternberg QC MCI Arb, Stephen Lyons MCI Arb, Chris Hames and Kate Van Roll gave lectures on a range of financial remedy topics including Freezing Orders; an FR up-date; non-matrimonial property and Prest v Petrodel to a very well-attended meeting of The Thames Valley Law Society in Reading. The lectures are available on the Chambers’ Website.