Rob George comments on the latest international relocation case

Read commentary on the decision from leading relocation expert Rob George here.

John Vater QC has been shortlisted for Family Law QC of the Year

 The winner is to be announced at the annual dinner on 8th October 2015.

The shortlisting is a recognition of John’s dedication and excellence in the field of Children’s law.

Dispensing with parental consent in a Hague Convention Adoption

The President handed down judgment on 19 June 2015 in Re S and T (children) [2015] EWHC 1753 (Fam) determining that it is possible to dispense with parental consent in a Hague…

John Vater QC appeared in Re M [2015] EWHC 1433

John Vater QC appeared in Re M [2015] EWHC 1433 (Fam), in which the President made emergency orders in wardship requiring the return of a number of children to the jurisdiction following…

James Dove joins Harcourt Chambers

Harcourt Chambers is delighted to announce that James Dove has accepted an offer of tenancy and will join Chambers immediately.

James practices in all areas of family law and has…

John Vater QC and Andrew Leong in latest Court of Appeal case on relocation

The Court, consisting of the President, Black, L.J. and Briggs, L.J., unanimously dismissed the father’s appeal (permission having been granted by King, L.J.) and will give judgment after Easter. The…

Vicky Reynolds joins Harcourt Chambers

Chambers is delighted to announce the arrival of Vicky Reynolds, who joins Chambers and strengthens our Child law team.

John Vater QC in Re E concerning parental responsibility and artificial reproduction

John Vater QC appeared for the father in this case involving home donation of sperm. The mother was a homosexual woman and had met the father on a website called…

Mehvish Chaudhry appears on behalf of the respondent father in child’s objections case

The appeal concerned the decision of Roberts J at first instance to order the return of three children to the Republic of Ireland pursuant to the 1980 Hague Convention. The…

John Vater and Alex Forbes: Baby returned to parents

The child suffered from a rare medical condition known as Benign Enlargement of the Subarachnoid Spaces (BESS), which predisposed him to suffering brain injuries. The Local Authority and the experts…

Damian Garrido is appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Harcourt Chambers is delighted to announce the forthcoming appointment of Damian Garrido as Queen’s Counsel in the listpublished on 14th January 2015. The ceremony will take place at Westminster on 16th February…


Shortlist close
Title Type CV Email

Remove All