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Julian Hall, founder of Calm People, discusses the ways in which stress affects us and how we can best use it.
Are you toying with the idea of starting your own small law firm? Maybe it’s a long-held dream, or perhaps you’ve reached a turning point in your job / life? Whatever the reason or circumstance, this event will give you all the encouragement you need to take the first step. Featuring presentations from small firm entrepreneurs (both experienced and new start-up) and others, this is your opportunity to hear first-hand testimony and practical advice from experts and practitioners.
We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of family law and practice
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
Do you have clients who are locked in a bitter court battle over the arrangements for their children? Are you looking for a more constructive way forward, within the court system, without having to put your client through the stress of a fully contested trial? If so, help could be at hand.
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it’s important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts provides a guide on relevant private client law for the family lawyer.
Rayner Grice provides commentary on the Supreme Court’s decision in favour of the rights of an unmarried woman to her late partner’s pension, and the impact this may have on family law.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
This event will provide practical advice on setting up your own firm
This webinar, inclusive in Family Section membership for 2016, will give a practical overview and advocacy tips, including on threshold, evidence, fact-finding and expert witnesses. Listen now!
The Law Society’s Library lists precedents for bare trusts
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service outlines responsibilities for preparting the court bundle where the applicant is unrepresented
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Mr Justice Cobb says case preparation was undertaken in a way that was ‘wholly disproportionate’ to the issues.
Solicitors have been lobbying for legislation to be modernised as court denies permission to to divorce.
We should celebrate the ability of judges to shape the law to reflect changes in society, particularly the number of women in the workplace.
Scheme will allow proceedings for a matrimonial order to be filled in via the web.