We’re really pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Advanced Training Course in Cross-Border Family Mediation’ for family mediators in Italy. Working with organisations in Italy including International Child Abduction Lawyers Italy and the Italian Central Authority at the Ministry of Justice, we have developed a comprehensive training programme that will build on the knowledge […]
Due to the difference in the criminal law, many parents whose children are wrongfully removed from Scotland cannot get the same support from the police as parents of children abducted from the rest of the UK. The law also limits Police Scotland’s power to stop children from being abducted. Nathan Gilmore’s case sadly demonstrates the […]
For those needing to travel overseas to have contact with their child, attend a court hearing or collect their child, the FCDO’s Foreign Travel Advice pages contain information about Covid-19 related entry restrictions in the country you’re travelling to and what you would need to do on return to the UK. To find the information […]
We’re excited to be kicking off 2021 by launching our new Prevention Guide for Northern Ireland. We believe that preventing a potential abduction is better for everyone than having to seek the return of an abducted child. Because of this we think it is important for parents to have easy access to prevention information, and […]
Last week we spoke to BBC South East about the concerns that are raised when a child is abducted from their home and constantly moved from place to place. Watch this video to hear Benjamin’s story. If you have any information as to where Emanuel may be please get in touch with the authorities.
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the loss of Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) on 2nd October 2020 after a long illness.
We were pleased to be able to contribute to the case of Re G that has recently been decided in the court of appeal.
We have been granted permission to intervene as a neutral party in an upcoming case being heard in the Court of Appeal.
As of 2nd June a number of reunite email addresses have changed.
In 2019 we submitted an Amicus Curiae brief to the US Supreme Court in the case of Monasky v Taglieri. The court were being asked to decide on how the US courts should interpret habitual residence. The opinion of the court has been released.