Re D (A Child) (Abduction: Child’s Objections: Representation of Child Party)

September 15, 2023

Lorraine Cavanagh KC acted on behalf of the Association of Lawyers for Children along with Deirdre Fottrell KC, Siobhan F. Kelly and Sharon Segal from 1GC in an appeal by a child against a return order.

This case raised the issue of the role of the solicitor who was also acting as the child’s guardian in 1980 Child Abduction Convention proceedings.

The judgment is available here.