In February 2020, the UK government said it would be leaving EU laws on final departure from the EU on 31 December 2020. But what should be the status of existing case law from the European Court (CJEU)?
David Hodson OBE MCIArb in his third article on family law leaving the EU looks at transitional arrangements. It will be possible to rely on EU laws for very many years to come but take action before 31 December 2020.!
Helen Blackburn, solicitor and partner at The International Family Law Group LLP, acted for the mother of 6 and 8 year old children in the Court of Appeal - the High Court had ruled that she had wrongfully retained her children in England after moving in July 2018 from Germany.
David Hodson covers the helpful guidance given by the EU last week to resolve differences of interpretation, which has a vital importance for practitioners in their work this autumn and winter in EU cross-border cases.
Although the concept of habitual residence plays a crucial role worldwide in determining a family court’s jurisdiction regarding children, it is not defined in statutes, international conventions, or treaties in which it features.
Prof David Hodson OBE MCIArb will be running again this year an International Family Law module on a Masters degree course in Current Issues in International Law (Private) at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. But this time the lectures will be presented remotely to the students
David Hodson explores areas where, post Brexit and with the differences behind them of continued membership, the UK and the EU should work together collaboratively for the benefit of international families and to further International family Law.
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