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Webinar: Conducting care proceedings in the Family Court (18 May 2016)

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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!

Join Joy Merriam, McCormacks Law Ltd and June Venters QC, Venters Solicitors, as they provide a practical overview of and advocacy tips for conducting care proceedings in the Family Court.

The session will cover: 

Joy Merriam

Co-speaker: Joy Merriam

  • how to respond to threshold
  • important information relating to threshold
  • forensic analysis of evidence
  • when to have a fact finding hearing
  • expert witnesses 
  • funding for experts 
  • supplementary questions for experts
  • when can you call on an expert for evidence.

This webinar is inclusive in Family Section membership for 2016.

This webinar took place on 18 May 2016, but you can listen to a recording via the link below. Please have your Section membership number to hand when booking.

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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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