International & Domestic Relocation Cases
This interactive course will provide family lawyers with a detailed understanding of relocation law, covering both international and domestic relocation cases.
The course will cover both law and procedure, and is suitable for those with only limited experience of this area of law as well as those who are more advanced. There is plenty of opportunity for group discussion and for asking questions, and participants who have been involved in recent or on-going cases to get advice about how to approach them.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
History and Background
- The development of relocation law
- Key research findings which help to explain the current position
Procedure in Relocation Cases
- Understanding the various applications that can be made in seeking or opposing a relocation
- Considering the C100 and C2 forms in relation to relocation cases, focusing on tips for the strongest start to a case
- Discussion about statements and how to structure them for a strong argument for or against a relocation application
The Legal Approach to Relocation Cases
- Understanding K v K - the leading case on relocation
- Consideration of the 'global holistic analysis' (Re F) in relation to relocation cases
- Analysis of the approach to internal relocation applications after Re C
- Clarification after the Court of Appeal's wide-ranging discussion in Re L 
Issues to Consider if Relocation is Allowed
- How to approach contact issues if relocation is to go ahead
- Consideration of the international and intra-UK jurisdiction to make enforceable orders to safeguard contact
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2:00pm - 5:15pm
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