In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2014 Family Section membership, Stuart Barlow outlines solicitors’ professional obligations and offers practical advice
The Justice Minister has stated that the government is to announce early changes to court rules on the use of expert witnesses in family proceedings, with the aim of cutting delays and costs. The changes are designed to ensure that expert witness reports are only used where necessary to determine a case. The minimum standards required of witnesses are being reviewed as is whether meeting these standards should be a requirement for public funding.
This timely webinar will provide practical guidance on:
Jerry Bull, managing partner, Atkins Hope Solicitors
Jerry’s specialist expertise lies in acting for children, parents, guardians, grandparents and other relatives and for local authorities in child-related cases and disputes. He has 25 years as a solicitor and a background originating in local authority work which has given him a good understanding of the processes surrounding the care system. He also has Higher Rights of Audience in civil matters.