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10 October 2018

IQ v JP C-478/17
(Court of Justice of the European Union, 4 October 2018)Jurisdiction – Art 15, BIIA – Preliminary ruling – Two courts of different Member States seised of matters relating to...
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(High Court, Keehan J, 25 June 2018)Mother moved with child to Russia – Father made application for return of child to the jurisdictionApplication refused.For comprehensive, judicially approved...
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(Court of Appeal, Hamblen, Moylan and Peter Jackson LJJ, 12 July 2018)Jurisdiction – Polish mother and Hungarian father – Divorce proceedings initiated in both Poland and England – Service of...
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(Court of Appeal, King, David Richards and Moylan LJJ, 12 July 2018)Jurisdiction – Divorce petition – Issued in Germany and England - Whether all necessary steps had been taken for effective...
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(Family Division, Williams J, 22 June 2018)Jurisdiction – Care proceedings - Child born in Ireland to Irish mother and Welsh father -  Whether proceedings should be transferred to Wales under Art 15...
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(Court of Appeal, King Newey and MacDonald LJJ, 14 June 2018)Jurisdiction – Divorce – Domicile – Whether the wife was domiciled in England for the purposes of s 5(2) Domicile and Matrimonial...
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(Family Division, Williams J, 18 October 2017)Jurisdiction – BIIA – Habitual residence – Child removed to Spain – EU Service Regulation The judge concluded that the court had jurisdiction pursuant to...
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(Family Division, Baker J, 22 December 2017)Jurisdiction – Private law proceedings – Removal to Northern Ireland – Forum conveniens – Whether there were live proceedings before the English courtThe...
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(Family Division, Theis J, 9 March 2018)Jurisdiction – BIIR – Recognition – French divorce – Subsequent English decree of divorce – Appeal from recognition of French orderThe wife’s appeal from the...
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(Court of Appeal, McFarlane, King, Simon LJJ, 7 February 2018)Jurisdiction – Parentage – DNA testing – Risk of bowel cancer – Application to use retained DNA sample The appeal was dismissed and the...
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