Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2018] All ER (D) 75 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2018] UKSC 9
Court: Supreme Court

Lady Hale P, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lord Hughes SCJJ

Representation Rembert de Mello, Tony Muman, Katie Wilkinson and Jessica Smeaton (instructed by David Tang & Co) for the appellant.
  Brian Kennelly QC and Benjamin Lask (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the ECO.
  Manjit Singh Gill QC, Navtej Singh Ahluwalia (instructed by Coram Children's Legal Centre) for the Coram Children's Legal Centre as Intervener.
  Aidan O'Neill QC, David Chirico and Catherine Robinson (instructed by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) for the The AIRE Centre as Intervener.
Judgment Dates: 14 February 2018


European Union - Freedom of movement - Adopted children

The Case

European Union Freedom of movement. Three questions would be referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union in respect of the status of a child who was under the permanent legal guardianship of a European Union citizen or citizens, under 'kefalah' having regard to the transposition of Parliament and in to national law. The Supreme Court further determined that it had jurisdiction to hear the case.

Practice Areas

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