SF v HL

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The Family Division considered the relevant law in relation to arts 8 and 14 of Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003 and the Family Law Act 1986 and found that on the facts, that despite the English courts having jurisdiction in respect of the child by virtue of her presence in England at the time proceedings were issued pursuant to art 14 of the Regulation and s 3(1)(b) of the Family Law Act 1986, the court was nevertheless satisfied, on the facts, that the appropriate forum for determining the substantive issues between the parties was the jurisdiction of South Korea.

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