Jeremy Forrest: school staff ‘missed repeated chances to blow whistle’ – The Guardian

Posted December 17th, 2013 in child abduction, child abuse, news, reports, sexual grooming, teachers by sally

‘School staff missed repeated opportunities to blow the whistle on inappropriate conduct between the maths teacher Jeremy Forrest and the teenage schoolgirl he went on to abduct, a damning review has found.’

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The Guardian, 16th December 2013

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Parental child abductions from UK ‘double in a decade’ – BBC News

Posted December 12th, 2013 in child abduction, news, parental rights, treaties by sally

‘The number of parental child abduction cases has more than doubled in the last decade, new figures from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) suggest.’

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BBC News, 12th December 2013

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In the matter of KL (A Child) – Supreme Court

In the matter of KL (A Child) [2013] UKSC 75 | UKSC 2013/0212 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 4th December 2013

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Are the Alarm Bells Ringing? Identifying a potential Hague Convention case and responding appropriately – Family Law Week

Posted November 25th, 2013 in child abduction, conflict of laws, foreign jurisdictions, news by tracey

‘Mandeep Gill, associate solicitor with The International Family Law Group LLP, considers the recent cautionary reminder given by Mr Justice Bodey that all practitioners must be able to identify whether there are potential Hague Convention implications in any children case with an international element.’

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Family Law week, 22nd November 2013

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Conman John Bush jailed for sex with abducted 14-year-old girl – The Independent

Posted November 5th, 2013 in child abduction, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by sally

“A serial fraudster who went on the run for five days with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for six years.”

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The Independent, 5th November 2013

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Missing girl’s family jailed for not revealing her location – BBC News

Posted November 1st, 2013 in child abduction, contempt of court, families, news, sentencing by sally

“The grandparents and aunt of a five-year-old girl at the centre of a custody battle have been sentenced to 12 days jail for contempt of court.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2013

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Jeremy Forrest trial: No action to be taken against woman over perverting the course of justice claim – The Independent

“No further action will be taken against a woman who was suspected of trying to pervert the course of justice in connection with the case of jailed teacher Jeremy Forrest.”

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The Independent, 7th October 2013

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Tamer Salama jailed again over missing daughter Elsa – BBC News

Posted October 1st, 2013 in child abduction, contempt of court, news, sentencing by sally

“A father who has refused to arrange the return of his daughter to his ex-wife has been jailed again.”

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BBC News, 30th September 2013

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DL v EL (Abduction: Effect of Court Order) – WLR Daily

Posted July 18th, 2013 in appeals, child abduction, competition, law reports, treaties by tracey

DL v EL (Abduction: Effect of Court Order): [2013] EWCA Civ 865;   [2013] WLR (D)  285

“The lawful removal of a child from the United States to the United Kingdom pursuant to the order of a court in Texas did not become unlawful when that order was subsequently reversed by the Texan appellate court.”

WLR Daily, 16th July 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Jeremy Forrest: child protection experts warn against romanticising case – The Guardian

“To glance at some headlines, a reader might think this was a conventional love story: ‘I still love him’; ‘He’s wonderful, I’ll fight for him’. But this was, child protection professionals agree, a relationship built around abuse.”

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The Guardian, 24th June 2013

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Jeremy Forrest abduction case: Teacher admits sex charges – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, guilty pleas, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

“A teacher has been jailed for five and a half years for abducting and having sex with a 15-year-old pupil he ran off with to France.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Girl abduction teacher Jeremy Forrest to be sentenced – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, teachers by tracey

“A teacher who had a relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl and went on the run with her in France is due to be sentenced at Lewes Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Courts will not give up on girl abducted by mother, judge warns – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2013 in child abduction, custody, news by sally

“A doctor wanted after abducting her daughter and vanishing in the wake of a marriage breakup has been told by a judge ‘the courts will not give up’.”

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The Guardian, 13th June 2013

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Overseas child abductions on the rise – The Guardian

“Cross-border legal disputes involving child abduction and custody rows have more than doubled in the past two years, according to the judicial office specialising in international family cases.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2013

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Ipswich sex slave teenager case: London men jailed – BBC News

“Three men from east London who abducted a 13-year-old girl from the streets of
the city and forced her to become their sex slave have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 26th April 2013

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Before the Flood? The 1996 Hague Convention in the English Courts – Family Law Week

Posted March 28th, 2013 in child abduction, EC law, news, parental responsibility, treaties by tracey

“Duncan Ranton, Solicitor and Consultant with Bishop & Sewell LLP, considers the impact of the 1996 Hague Convention and the first judgment in the English courts to consider the treaty.”

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Family Law week, 27th March 2013

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Human Rights and Family Law Spring Update – Family Law Week

“Deirdre Fottrell, barrister of Coram Chambers, reviews recent cases involving human rights issues which are of significance to family lawyers.”

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Family Law Week, 22nd March 2013

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Facilitating the Return of Abducted Children – The judgment of the European Court of Human Rights – Family Law Week

Posted March 18th, 2013 in child abduction, damages, France, human rights, news by sally

“Esther Lieu, a Pupil at Coram Chambers, and Adam Weiss, Legal Director, The AIRE Centre, explain the ECtHR’s recent decision in Raw v France which considered, amongst other matters, the enforcement of court orders and the circumstances in which a parent could represent their children in Strasbourg proceedings.”

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Family Law Week, 18th March 2013

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Atiya Anjum-Wilkinson: Father in court bid for access – BBC News

Posted March 15th, 2013 in child abduction, contact orders, news by tracey

“A father who was jailed after abducting his daughter and taking her to Pakistan
for three years has appeared in court to make a bid for access to the child.”

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BBC News, 15th March 2013

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Childless couple jailed over baby smuggled from Africa – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 4th, 2013 in child abduction, news, possession of false identity documents by tracey

“A childless couple who desperately tried to start a family for more than a
decade have been jailed for smuggling in a baby from Africa.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th February 2013

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