David Hodson OBE MICArb presented a paper on the role, benefits and concerns of digital technology in the family law system at the seventh World Congress of Family Law in Dublin.
Sara Hunt, knowledge lawyer for the family team at Farrer & Co, discusses how family law firms can effectively share knowledge.
Tracey O’Dwyer, solicitor and mediator at Tony Roe Solicitors, discusses the advantages of mediation.
Soraya Pascoe discusses how she handled an LiP giving evidence against her client in the Family Court, and the steps she took to keep proceedings on an even keel.
Tony Roe reveals details of a new Family Section seminar that brings together members of the judiciary, civil servants and family practitioners to debate and discuss the Designated Divorce Centre one year since its launch
Oxfordshire County Council’s legal team could be saying a permanent goodbye to filing after successfully completing their first ‘paperless’ case.
In the second installment on emotional health for lawyers, Julian Hall takes a look at the behaviours that undermine our sense of wellbeing
Appleton v Gallagher confirms that parties in the family court are entitled to privacy in relation to their financial affairs. Rebecca Harling provides an overview of current reporting restrictions in financial remedies proceedings
In the first of our debates, Rebecca Harling and Karen Dovaston share their views on the MOJ’s proposals for enhanced fees for divorce proceedings
Mena Ruparel provides an overview of these recent Law Society events and shares updates from HMCTS
This case explored the provisions of Brussels II Revised in determining issues of jurisdiction and forum in relation to two Lithuanian children. Zimran Samuel appeared on behalf of the London Borough of Newham
Appeal against a final order in financial remedy proceedings
The Law Society’s Family Section Advisory Group member Mena Ruparel provides a brief guide to using social media for business
The Law Society’s Family Section Advisory Group member Tony Roe gives his take on using social media in family law
Professor Liz Trinder summarises the key messages from the leading research on the support needs and impact of LiPs
Tracey O’Dwyer, solicitor and mediator at Tony Roe Solicitors, provides an overview of the benefits of mediation, and addresses some common concerns.
The newly appointed members of the Law Society’s Family Section Advisory Group provide their top tips for practice
Zimran Samuel and Thomas Haggie provide a case summary of B and G (Children) (No 2)  EWFC 3.
Emma Scott writes about the consequences of victims of domestic violence being unable to access legal aid
The co-editors of the Family Arbitrator website provide a comprehensive checklist of topics and considerations for discussion at the First Directions Appointment
Stephen Cobb, a High Court judge appointed to the Family Division in January 2013, surveys the current family law landscape
Barrister Rhys Taylor gives advice on the new costs provisions for matrimonial litigation