Dr Ruth Lamont, Reader in Child and Family Law, Department of Law, University of Manchester
Ruth has worked with the GlobalARRK team since 2017. She is an academic expert on the law relating to children and families in an international context and has worked on the interpretation and application of the Hague Convention on Child Abduction in the EU and English context. She has particular expertise on the interpretation of the concept of habitual residence, and the role of domestic abuse in family relationships. She assists the GlobalARRK team with research done as part of the charity’s wider activities in publicising the difficulties experienced by ‘stuck’ parents.