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While Theresa May was very clear, on 17 January, in her speech on Brexit that we would be leaving the single market, she failed to properly address the legal implications of leaving the EU. These are myriad and unlike in employment law, simply incorporating existing EU law into domestic law (as previously proposed by Theresa May in her mooted Great Repeal Bill and confirmed again during this speech) is not going to work in many areas, and especially not for family law. International ...
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.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum by a fairly narrow majority to leave the EU. Family law has been part of Europe since, at least, March 2001 with the introduction of Brussels II. What will be the impact of Brexit on family law practitioners?
Sally Pike, partner at Coffin Mew Solicitors, looks at the impact use of social media has on family law practitioners and their cases.
Heather Popley, barrister at No5 Chambers, discusses the recent statement, issued by Sir James Munby, regarding the cross-examination of vulnerable people.
Tracey O’Dwyer, solicitor and mediator at Tony Roe Solicitors, discusses the advantages of mediation.
Gavin Ward discusses how, as a family lawyer, you can grow your online reputation, sell yourself, acquire new clients from the internet and ultimately succeed online.