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Who can join

Family Section membership is open to all family and children law solicitors, and other professionals working within SRA-regulated practices.

Why join?

Membership of this Section gives you access to relevant CPD-accredited events, webinars and online content. The Section is developed and designed by leading family and children law experts, to help you:

  • Learn what is happening in your market
  • Understand what to do about it
  • Network with other practitioners and experts
  • Influence change in law and practice

What we do

Our support will help you to achieve best practice, because it comes from solicitors specialising in family and children law. We also work closely with experts working in key related areas of law, including immigration, crime, and mental health, to give you access to the information and support you need in practice.

Not only does your annual membership fee give you exclusive online content, e-newsletters, regional seminars and topical webinars but you can also access archived online content and recorded webinars, making your membership go even further.

What you pay and how to join

To join this Section as an individual member, you pay £150 for 12 months.

For more information on prices, see the table below.

For more information about Sections, visit the Communities website here

Membership fees

Section Individual Corporate

1 to 4

5 to 10




Civil Litigation









Private Client







For pricing details for 5 or more memberships, please email us at or call 0207 320 5804.

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, Webinars, Features, News, Commentary, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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