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MB v TB [2018] EWHC 2035 (Fam)
Date:31 OCT 2018
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(Family Division, Williams J, 31 July 2018)

Jurisdiction – Divorce petition – EU Service Regulation – Whether the English court of the German court was first seised

The English court was found to be seised of the wife’s divorce petition.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 2035 (Fam)

Case No: BV16D22247

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 31/07/2018

Before :

MR JUSTICE WILLIAMS

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Between :

MB
Applicant

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TB
Respondent

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Rebecca Bailey-Harris (instructed by Paradigm Family Law) for the Applicant
Tim Amos QC (instructed by Hughes Fowler Carruthers) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 24th - 25th May 2018

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Judgment Approved

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

Judgment:
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