Children: Proroguing jurisdiction

Emily Watson provides clarification on when EU children cases can be dealt with in England and Wales ‘The mother was “proroguing jurisdiction”, ie agreeing that the Spanish court could exercise jurisdiction despite the English court having general territorial jurisdiction.’The case of Re S (A Child) [2013] was heard by Cobb J and dealt with an …
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Cases Referenced

  • AP v TD (Relocation: Retention of Jurisdiction) [2010] EWHC 2040 (Fam)
  • Re I (A Child) (Contact Application: Jurisdiction) [2009] UKSC 10
  • Re S (A Child) [2013] EWHC 647 (Fam)