The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in G (A Child)


15th Sep 2020 | News


The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in G (A Child), a groundbreaking decision concerning the complex interplay of asylum law & international child abduction.

Edward Devereux QC appeared on behalf of the appellant instructed by Dawson Cornwell. Mehvish Chaudhry & Paige Campbell were instructed by Bindmans for the International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice. 

The judgment can be found here.


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