Alex Laing

Alex Laing Pupil Barrister

Alex is a pupil barrister practising in Family Law at Coram Chambers in London, developing a particular interesting in international children law.In 2014, he graduated from the BPTC as the Everard Van Heyden prizewinner, and was the top student of his Call to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn.

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A very legal playground: Re B (A Child) (Habitual Residence: Inherent Jurisdiction) and the habitual residence seesaw 22 FEB 2016

A very legal playground: Re B (A Child) (Habitual Residence: Inherent Jurisdiction) and the habitual residence seesaw

On 3 February 2016, the Supreme Court gave judgment in Re B (A Child) (Habitual Residence:...

Saleem, shivering and English winters: jurisdiction under Art 11 of the 1996 Hague Convention 04 JAN 2016

Saleem, shivering and English winters: jurisdiction under Art 11 of the 1996 Hague Convention

On 25 November 2015, the Supreme Court gave judgment in the first case on the Hague Convention...

Magna Carta 800 years on: faded lustre and family law 17 JUL 2015

Magna Carta 800 years on: faded lustre and family law

'I am here because these proposals appal me, because of what they will do for access to...

Genes or Jeans? The importance of the genetic relationship when evaluating a child's best interest 03 JUN 2015

Genes or Jeans? The importance of the genetic relationship when evaluating a child's best interest

The winds of change blow gustily. The once-solid ideal of the traditional family has become...