International Relocation

Harcourt Chambers has a special expertise in international relocation cases, advising and acting for both applicants and respondents at first instance and on appeal. Three members of Chambers are co-authors of the leading textbook on relocation disputes, and publications by Harcourt Barristers on relocation disputes are cited in leading cases such as Re C (Older Children: Relocation) [2016] 2 FLR 1159 (para 59) and Re C-W [2015] EWCA Civ 1272 (para 9). Barristers at Harcourt Chambers are the go-to experts on relocation, and we advise and act for parents and children in these complex cases on a regular basis.


Recent reported cases featuring Harcourt barristers include:


  • Re L (Relocation: Second Appeal) [2017] EWCA Civ 2121 (Damian Garrido QC and Rob George)
  • S v S (Relocation) [2017] EWHC 2345 (Fam) (Aidan Vine QC, Edward Devereux QC and Rob George)
  • Re C (Internal Relocation) [2015] EWCA Civ 1305 (Damian Garrido QC and Rob George)
  • Re C (Older Children: Relocation) [2015] EWCA Civ 1302 (Mehvish Chaudhry)
  • Re C-W (A Child) (Contact Overseas: Risk of Non-return) [2015] EWCA Civ 1272, [2017] 4 WLR 51 (Edward Devereux QC)
  • Re B (Child) (Relocation: Sweden) [2015] EWCA Civ 286 (John Vater QC and Andrew Leong)




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