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We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of family law and practice

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Survey - A question of fees

11 August 2017

Following Mena Ruparel’s recent article on pricing for divorce fees, she and Ruth Langford have launched a survey.

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A quick-fire users’ guide to the new divorce petitions

27 July 2017By ,

Stuart Clark and Michael Allum have created a brief users’ guide to the new divorce petitions 

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Imminent changes to divorce petitions

27 July 2017By , ,

Michael Allum, David Hodson and Stuart Clark, of the International Family Law Group, discuss the changes to divorce / dissolution petitions and family procedure rules. 

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Ethical Obligations

14 July 2017By

Robyn Allardice-Bourne examines a new book on the role of ethics in the legal profession which is timely in light of the ‘A Question of Trust’ campaign launched by the SRA and the new, more flexible, Code of Conduct.

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A change in technology is a change in fees

12 July 2017By

Mena Ruparel answers key questions concerning the online divorce pilot. 

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Review of the online divorce pilot projectSubscription

12 July 2017By

Karen Dovaston provides some insight into Nottingham’s online divorce pilot. 

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Digital justice in family law

29 June 2017

David Hodson OBE MICArb presented a paper on the role, benefits and concerns of digital technology in the family law system at the seventh World Congress of Family Law in Dublin.

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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.

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