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The Family Section's Advisory Group

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The Family Section Advisory Group was appointed in February 2015 to advise on and direct Family Section content and events.

Robyn Allardice-Bourne partner & head of family mediation, Spring Law

Robin Charrot Robin Charrot, Director, Evolve Family Law 

Claire Darley partner, family, Higgs and Sons 

Karen Dovaston deputy head of family law department & family law arbitrator, Jeffries Solicitors

Joanne Radcliff Associate, Brabners LLP

Tony Roe principal, collaborative lawyer & family law arbitrator, Tony Roe Divorce & Family Law Solicitors

Mena Ruparel solicitor, family law arbitrator & managing director of Law CPD Solutions Ltd.  

Ian Winrow Hughes Parry Solicitors, Citizens Advice, & Bangor University

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Family Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Family Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Advisory Group and will focus on key issues including:

  • Sharland and Gohil Supreme Court Judgement
  • Family Law Protocol
  • General Children Law update
  • Forced marriages
  • Divorce centres a year on
  • Pensions for family lawyers
  • General financial remedies update
  • Surrogacy
  • Social media as a business tool: Is LinkedIn worth my time?
  • Emotional resilience
  • Domestic Violence
  • Serious Crime Act 2015: FGM provisions

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, Features, Commentary, Webinars, News and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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