International Relocation of Children Global Guide

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The International Relocation of Children Global Guide provides country-specific Q&A guides on international child relocation law and practice worldwide. The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including rights and responsibilities of parents, right to remove, procedure for relocation, dispute resolution in relocation matters, right to appeal, and child abduction.

For an introduction to the guide, see the foreword to the International Relocation of Children Global Guide by Mr Justice Stephen Cobb.

Anna Worwood is a partner at Penningtons Manches LLP. She specialises in all areas of family law, particularly complex financial and private law children cases. She has an international practice and significant expertise in international relocation cases. This expertise is acknowledged by Chambers UK which describes her as “particularly well versed in international relocation matters” and she has been praised by Legal 500 for her “exceptional ability in international children cases”. She has represented parents in a number of reported cases in this area.

Anna co-wrote Relocation: A Practical Guide, the first comprehensive guide to the law concerning relocation of children (the second edition of which will be published shortly).

She was recognised as a leader in her field in the 2015 Thomson Reuters London Super Lawyers List and featured as a Top-rated Lawyer and Power Woman in the Citywealth Leaders List 2015.

Anna is President of the Private Client Commission of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and a Fellow of the IAML. She is a member of Resolution's international committee and a collaborative lawyer.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Australia Coote Family Lawyers
Belgium Adverlat Advocaten
Denmark Nyborg & Rørdam
Dominican Republic Aaron Suero & Pedersini
Finland Asianajotoimisto Juhani Salmenkylä Ky
France CBBC
Gibraltar Triay & Triay
Greece Constandinidou-Stavropoulos-Stavropoulou
Guernsey Haskins Legal
Hong Kong Stevenson, Wong & Co.
Ireland Jennifer O Brien Solicitors
Israel Law Offices of Edwin Freedman
Japan Honda Law
Jersey Benest Corbett Renouf
Malaysia Y N Foo & Partners
New Zealand Anita Chan QC, New Zealand
Poland Wierciński Law Office
Russian Federation AGA Lawyers
South Africa Clarks Attorneys
Spain Alberto Perez Cedillo Spanish Lawyers and Solicitors
Turkey Akinci Law Office
Ukraine AGA Partners Law Firm
United Arab Emirates James Berry & Associates
UK (England and Wales) Penningtons Manches LLP
UK (Scotland) SKO Family Law Specialists
United States: Alabama Crew Gentle Law
United States: Florida Sasser, Cestero & Sasser, P.A.
United States: Mississippi Wright Law Firm P.A.
United States: Pennsylvania Gardner Law Office
United States: Texas Laura Dale & Associates, P.C.
United States: Minnesota Walling, Berg & Debele, P.A.
Article Contributing firm
Introduction Penningtons Manches
Foreword Mr Justice Cobb, High Court of England and Wales


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