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Coram is Successful at Supreme Court in Re: NY

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Coram was successful in acting for the appellant in Re NY (A Child) before the UK Supreme Court.

The matter considered the use of inherent jurisdiction to order summary re-location. The Court answered “yes” to the following questions:

  • Was the inherent jurisdiction in principle available to be exercised in the making of a summary order for the child’s return?
  • If so, was the Court of Appeal’s approach to the exercise of the jurisdiction flawed?

Read the full judgment here: https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2019-0145-judgment.pdf

Mark Twomey (QC) and Alex Laing were instructed by Dawson Cornwell on this matter.

We will be discussing this matter in detail with a panel joined by instructing solicitors, Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE QC (Hon) and James Netto, at our International Children Law Conference on 6 November. Tickets are almost sold out.

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