Jurisdiction: Competing interests

Hannah Viet analyses a children case where proceedings were pending in two member states, and the correct approach to Art 15, Brussels II bis ‘Where proceedings regarding parental responsibility are brought in two member states in respect of the same child and the same issue, the court which is seised second shall stay such proceedings, …
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Cases Referenced

  • AB v JLB [2008] EWHC 2965 (Fam)
  • Child and Family Agency v JD [2016] EUECJ C-428/15
  • FE v MR & ors [2017] EWHC 2298 (Fam)
  • Nottingham City Council v LM & ors [2014] EWCA Civ 152