Child Relocation after Divorce or Separation

28 July 2021

Defending a relocation application – what to consider?

Hearing the news that the other parent wishes to move away with your child permanently, perhaps many miles away from you, is likely to be met with a range of emotions. Some parents may instinctively feel that the other parent has the power to just “up and leave” with their child without your consent, particularly if the child lives with that parent for the majority of the time. In most circumstances, this is unlikely to be the case.

Alexandra Bishop

19 March 2021

Relocating with children from England and Wales to Scotland

More and more often we are seeing parents wishing to relocate with their child. This could be an international relocation to another country, or it could be relocation a relatively short distance away within the United Kingdom.  It is anticipated that the frequency of such relocations is only likely to increase, particularly in a post-Covid world where many are likely to have greater job flexibility and will be reconsidering their current lifestyle and priorities.

Rachel Cooper

4 March 2021

International relocation in a mid and post-Covid-19 world – where do we stand?

The stress and strain of the past 12 months has given many of us pause for thought as to how our post-Covid-19 lives may look, and what changes we wish to implement when life is no longer on hold.

Cate Maguire

23 February 2021

Back to school…but is it time for a change?

 The dark and dank month of January is finally behind us and the glimmer of hope brought about by the possibility of a brighter Spring with a ‘less locked-down version of lockdown’ is here. We are told that children may return to school from 8 March and after a long period of home-schooling and working from home, many friends, family and colleagues are reviewing their lives, careers and general ‘set up’ in an effort to ensure that 2021 and beyond is a time where they and their families can thrive, rather than merely survive. 

Olivia Stiles

17 February 2021

Relocating with children following family breakdown and the impact of COVID-19 and Brexit

These days we routinely read news pieces about people leaving London.  For example ‘2020 saw record number of homebuyers move out of London as Covid sparks exodus from city life’ and ‘the population of the U.K.’s capital city could fall in 2021 for the first time in more than 30 years… as the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic prompts people to reconsider big-city life’’.  [U.K. economic outlook report by PwC, released in January 2021]  

Charlotte Bradley

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