As widely reported in the press, a series of judgments from the High Court and the Court of Appeal were published today in the proceedings between His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein concerning their two children.
Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein was represented by Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO, Ben Parry-Smith, Nick Manners, Katie Parkes, Luke Scarratt and Oliver Goode of Payne Hicks Beach, with Dominic Crossley and Andrew Willan, also of Payne Hicks Beach, for privacy and media law issues.
The full counsel team instructed by PHB for Her Royal Highness comprised:
Charles Geekie QC, Nicholas Cusworth QC, Sharon Segal, Nicholas Wilkinson and Lucy Maxwell (as family law counsel); and
Tim Otty QC, Guglielmo Verdirame QC, Justin Rushbrooke QC, Adrian Waterman QC, Hodge Malek QC, Kate Parlett, Daniel Burgess, Gervase de Wilde and Kate Wilson (as additional specialist counsel).
Guglielmo Verdirame QC and Kate Parlett of Twenty Essex acted for Her Royal Highness on public international law issues relating to immunities and Foreign Act of State.