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Helen Blackburn

Partner | International Family Law Group LLP

Helen Blackburn is a Solicitor and Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP. She specialises in family law  concerning children and has a particular expertise in child abduction law and  cases with an international dimension or involving the cross border movement of  children. She has extensive experience of cases involving arrangements for  children, custody/residence, contact/access (domestic and international),  adoption (domestic and inter country), the reciprocal enforcement of foreign  orders, international relocation/ leave to remove applications and jurisdiction  disputes. Helen is Chair of CALA in the UK.

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Partner | International Family Law Group LLP

Helen Blackburn is a Solicitor and Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP. She specialises in family law  concerning children and has a particular expertise in child abduction law and  cases with an international dimension or involving the cross border movement of  children. She has extensive experience of cases involving arrangements for  children, custody/residence, contact/access (domestic and international),  adoption (domestic and inter country), the reciprocal enforcement of foreign  orders, international relocation/ leave to remove applications and jurisdiction  disputes. Helen is Chair of CALA in the UK.

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