Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 38 (Jun)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Thorpe, Arden LJJ and Hedley J

Representation Fiona Hay instructed by the father.
  Piers Presdee instructed by the mother.
Judgment Dates: 7 June 2007


Minor - Removal outside jurisdiction - Application to remove children outside jurisdiction - Mother seeking to return to foreign jurisdiction with daughters - Whether judge erring in allowing relocation application.

The Case

Minor Removal outside jurisdiction. In a mother's application for the relocation of her children to a foreign jurisdiction, the judge had been correct in allowing her application, concluding that the mother had made 'reasonable and proper plans'. The judge had dealt with the evidence extensively and had exercised a broad discretion which had not been open to challenge.

Practice Areas

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