Jacqueline Renton

Contact Details

4 Paper Buildings

6th Floor, St Martin’s Court
10 Paternoster Row


Jacqueline has a specialist interest and experience in the field of international children law. Jacqueline’s practice encompasses international child abduction (Hague and non-Hague), the recognition and enforcement of foreign orders (under BII(bis) and 1996 Hague Convention), jurisdictional disputes, international contact disputes, relocation (external and internal) and domestic cases concerning child arrangements. Over the years, Jacqueline has appeared in a significant number of the most important decisions in England (and abroad) in relation to the development of the law in this field. Jacqueline appears regularly in the High Court, and has also appeared in the Court of Appeal, the UK Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. In 2017, Jacqueline was shortlisted for ‘Family Law Junior of the Year’ at the Chambers UK Bar Awards and Jordans Family Law Awards. Jacqueline is Ranked in Band 1 in Chambers and Partners 2018 and Band 2 in Legal 500.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Appeals, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Modification/Variation: Child Custody

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