Category: Jurisdiction

Family Law after Brexit- Jurisdiction in the UK, in Divorce and Cohabitation cases

[This post first appeared in Scottish Legal News on 12th January 2021 and can be found here] There are advantages to having a bit of age on you when you’re a… Read more

After the lock down – a view from Switzerland with Gabriela van Huisseling (English version)

As Stephanie said in her recent anglo/french blog post we are often consulted in family law cases that have a cross jurisdictional element. Read more

Nach Abschluss des "Lockdown" – eine Perspektive aus der Schweiz mit Gabriela van Huisseling (auf Deutsch)

Wie Stephanie kürzlich in ihrem Englisch/Französisch Blog erläutert hat, werden wir oft in Fällen mit länderübergreifender juristischer Zuständigkeit konsultiert. Read more

NEWSFLASH- Villiers v Villiers Supreme Court Decision

The long-awaited Supreme Court judgment in Villiers v Villiers [2020] UKSC 30 has been handed down this morning. Read more

Children (Scotland) Bill: Sec 20 Enforcement Powers for Orders From Outwith Scotland

What do you do if you have an English, or Northern Irish, court order and your child ends up in Scotland? Whilst many people know that there are three distinct legal… Read more

After the lockdown- a view from France with Pierre-Guillaume Ducluzeau (English version)

We are often consulted in family law cases that have a cross-jurisdictional element. Read more

Apres le confinement: Une vue de la France avec Pierre-Guillaume Ducluzeau (en Francais)

Nous sommes souvent consultés dans des dossiers de droit de la famille marqués par des éléments de compétence croisée. Read more

Separated with a Spanish Property?

If you had enough money to buy a second home abroad, where would it be? The results of our survey* are in. Scots choose Spain. Read more

Access to Justice- English style

The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary Service in England and Wales have just published the 4th Edition of The Remote Access Family Court, by Mr Justice MacDonald. Read more