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Children Act 1989, Sch 1: important developments: PG v TW

Date:25 SEP 2013

Philip Cayford QC and Jonathan Tod 29 Bedford Row Chambers London

Henry and Julius Brookman  Brookman Solicitors:

The High Court decisions in PG v TW (Nos 1 and 2) are significant for the scope and breadth of the issues they throw up under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.  The litigation centred on the child of a prominent and gifted footballer who has played (and still plays) at the highest level in England. Both father and mother originate from an African country to which mother had already returned with the child.  Jurisdiction a non-resident applicant procedure interim cost funding the assessment of quantum in a foreign country the ongoing significance of the carer's allowance the millionaire's defence capitalisation of a car fund security anonymity Calderbank offers and the...

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