Dorset Council v E (Article 15 BIIR) (Rev 1) [2019] – Family Law Week case summary

08 June 2019

A request by the Slovakian Central Authority (SCA) to transfer proceedings to the Slovakian courts pursuant to Article 15 of Brussels II Revised Regulation (BIIR) was refused by His Honour Judge Dancey sitting as a section 9 judge, primarily on the basis of the children being settled in their foster placement in England, the need for a fact-finding and police investigation here, and the ability through Member State cooperation to undertake assessments of the wider family in Slovakia.

Read the full summary here.