In the matter of A (Children) [2013] UKSC 60

18th September 2013

Alex Verdan QC, Jacqueline Renton and Michael Gration, all of 4 Paper Buildings, consider the significance and impact of the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in A (Children), in which they represented interveners Children and Families Across Borders.

The judgment in In the matter of A (Children) [2013] UKSC 60 was handed down on the 9th September 2013. The cases raises interesting and important issues as regards jurisdiction in international children law cases, with particular reference to the way in which habitual residence is defined and the use of the parens patriae jurisdiction (the nationality jurisdiction).

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Alex Verdan KC
Michael Gration KC
Jacqueline Renton