Anne Williams and James Cleary have appeared in the case of X (A Child) (Jurisdiction and Habitual Residence Issue) [2021] EWFC B81. The case considered whether a child brought to the UK just before the coronavirus pandemic started, had gained habitual residence in this country. The Judge was asked to consider the impact on the travel restrictions because of the pandemic on the law on habitual residence. Anne appeared for the father and James for the local authority.