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David Hodson on International Family Law: Practising for the Future

Date:16 DEC 2010

David Hodson is presently on holiday. Hannah Budd is a solicitor at The International Family Law Group. She acts in complex family law cases often with an international element.

Hannah BuddThe overriding "first to issue" rule of Brussels II and the importance placed by some other jurisdictions worldwide who and where the divorce proceedings started and the potential ramifications of getting that wrong means that practising in international family law brings additional pressures over and above the already significant stresses and strains experienced by the domestic  family law practitioner.

Any family law practice that has been instructed in relation to an international case or are marketing themselves as international should give very careful consideration as to whether they are equipped to deal with the particular needs of such cases both in terms of experience and  practically and of international clients and the issues concerning their children.


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