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Re K (A Child: Stranding: Forum Conveniens: Anti-Suit Injunction) [2019] EWHC 466 (Fam)
Date:20 MAR 2019
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Williams J, 1 March 2019)

Jurisdiction – Abduction – Stranding – Mother and child stranded in India – Orders made by Indian court – Whether the English court should stay the mother’s proceedings

The father’s application for a stay or dismissal of the English proceedings regarding the child who had been stranded in India was refused. 


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 466 (Fam)

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 01/03/2019

Before :

MR JUSTICE WILLIAMS

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Between :

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Applicant

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Respondent

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(A Child: Stranding: Forum Conveniens: Anti-Suit Injunction)
Maria Scott-Wittenborn (instructed by Dawson Cronwall) for the Applicant
Claire Renton (instructed by Ammal Solicitors) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 6 February 2019

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to FPR 27.9 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

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MR JUSTICE WILLIAMS

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.
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