Habitual Residence and Children Cases

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Course Overview

This bite-size course will offer an in-depth examination of the minefield which is habitual residence and will ensure that practitioners involved in children cases understand what to do in circumstances where the child/and or family have connections overseas. Experienced practitioner and lecturer Safda Mahmood will reference leading case law and will use this in order to illustrate the requirements which must be met and the practical issues which may be encountered in doing so.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 0.5 CPD Hours
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will: • Understand the issues surrounding habitual residence • Feel confident when handling habitual residence children law cases that the relevant requirements have not only been covered, but that you have done so at the correct stage in the proceedings

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners



About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes and Evaluation
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