27th Jan 2017
Placement of children in Scotland. Theis J confirmed that special guardianship orders are recognised and enforceable in Scotland. Theis J said that whilst automatically recognised as though they were made in the Scottish courts, to enforce a SGO, the SG should make a registration application to the court that made the SGO.
17th Jan 2017 | Bailii
Mother's application to vary a Prohibited Steps Order - preventing either parent from removing the children - granted, allowing her to remove the parties' children to Iran, a non-Hague Convention country, temporarily for the purpose of holidays, subject to certain safeguards being in place
10th Jun 2016 | Bailii
An international child law case where the local authority applied for, and was granted, a reporting restriction order
22nd Mar 2016 | Bailii
Application for a Care Order in relation to a 16-year-old child in a complex case with an international dimension
11th Mar 2016 | Bailii
Sir Peter Singer orders a 13 year old child’s return to Dublin, despite his strongly held objections to such return, in proceedings brought by the father under the Hague Child Abduction Convention 1980
26th Nov 2015 | Bailii
Application by the mother at the PTR to strike out the father's application for the return of two children to Spain and, in the alternative, for permission to instruct a psychologist to assess the mother's fear of the father. Both applications were refused by Baker J
6th Aug 2015 | Jordan's
The Court of Appeal provides definitive guidance on issues relating to the interface between ECHR Law, BIIa and domestic adoption jurisprudence. Christopher Miller represented the Local Authority.
30th Jul 2015 | Bailii
Consideration of jurisdiction to make public law orders in respect of a child. Cobb J found jurisdiction of necessity.