Re L; K v LBX [2012] EWCA Civ 79

Article 8 does not require that maintenance of existing family life arrangements be a 'starting point' in best interests decisions.

Related judgments

Re L: K v LBX [2016] EWHC 2607 (Fam), [2016] MHLO 47


Hearing: 19/12/11

Judgment: 8/2/12

Before: Thorpe, Black, Davis LJJ

Hilton Harrop-Griffiths (instructed by LBX Legal Department) for Respondent 1

Victoria Butler-Cole (instructed by Steel & Shamash) for Respondent 2

Respondent 3 did not appear and was unrepresented


K v (1) LBX (2) L (by his litigation friend the Official Solicitor) (3) M [2012] EWCA Civ 79B

[2012] MHLO 7

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