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Nigel Lowe is an Emeritus Professor of Law at Cardiff University.

He is a member of the International Family Law Committee and the Sometime Consultant both to the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the Council of Europe. He was a member of the Panel of Experts appointed by the European Commission to advise on proposals to reform the revised Brussels II Regulation.

He is a Member of the Organising Committee of the Commission on European Family Law (CEFL) and a member of the Executive Council and past Vice President of the International Society of Family Law.

He is an editor of Family Law Reports and of Clarke Hall and Morrison on Children.

He has written extensively on both national and international family law issues, including, most recently, Lowe and Douglas’ Bromley’s Family Law (11th edition, 2015) and International Movement of Children (2nd edition, 2016) by Lowe and Nicholls.

He is currently working with the CEFL on Principles of European Law Regarding Informal Relationships and with Victoria Stephens on a new statistical survey of applications made and received in 2015 under the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention.