Brexit: A mirror image?

Penelope Stanistreet-Keen comments on the implications for children proceedings in the wake of Brexit, and the potential impact of plans to replace the use of EU Regulations with Hague Conventions in such cases

Cases Referenced

  • JA v TH [2016] EWHC 2535 (Fam)
  • Re H & ors (Minors) (Abduction: Acquiescence) [1997] UKHL 12
  • Re L (Care Order: Immigration Powers to Remove) [2007] EWHC 158 (Fam)
  • Re M & ors (Children) (Abduction: Child Objections) [2015] EWCA Civ 26
  • Slovakia v Achmea [2018] EUECJ C-284/16
  • YC v AC [2018] EWHC 2406 (Fam)