Reported Cases

Dawson Cornwell leads the field in the number of its reported cases. We have acted in many ground breaking cases in the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice.

Reported Cases by year

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

TY (Preliminaries To Intercountry Adoption) [2019] EWHC 2979 (Fam) – Hilka acted for the applicant and achieved the making of an adoption order, where there were procedural irregularities in the intercountry adoption process.

https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2019/2979.html

ZH v HS & Ors (Application to Revoke Adoption Order) [2019] EWHC 2190 (Fam) – Hilka achieved the very rare revocation of an adoption order for her client, the child’s mother, and the return of the child to her client’s care.

https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2019/2190.html

2018

2017

2016

VA v CR [2016] EWHC 520 (Fam)

2015

Re N (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1076

2014

A (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 604 (Fam) – a care case where Hilka acted for the father who lived abroad, and by using her knowledge of international law, she secured the return of the child to their country of origin and her client’s care.

https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2014/604.html

2013

2012

2011

Re A (Abduction: Interim Directions: Accommodation by Local Authority) [2011] 1 FLR 1 (Court of Appeal)

R (on the application of Quila and another) (FC) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) R (on the application of Bibi and another) (FC) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) [2011] UKSC 45

https://dawsoncornwell.com/ru/about-us/reported-cases/r-on-the-application-of-quila-and-another-fc-respondents-v-secretary-of-state-for-the-home-department-appellant-r-on-the-application-of-bibi-and-another-fc-respondents-v-secretary-of-sta/attachment/2011uksc45/

2010

2009

2008

W v S (public funding anomaly) [2008] December Family Law Newsline

Carlson v Switzerland 10.11.08 European Court of Human Rights

M v F [2008] EWHC 984 (Fam)

1999

Fordy v Harwood [1999] EWCA Civ 1134

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