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Arbitration scheme extends to parental responsibility disputes

21 July 2016

The Family Law Arbitration Scheme is to be extended to disputes concerning parental responsibility

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New S20 practice guidance

28 April 2016

New guidance to clarify expectations on local authorities for children looked after under s20 of the Children Act 1989

All Overarching Changes: News, Features and Updates

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17 January 2017By

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.

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Lessons of 2016 & Resolutions for 2017

17 January 2017

Members of the Family Section Advisory Group share what they have learned in 2016 and what they’ll be focusing on in the year ahead. 

All Skills and Practice: News, Features and Updates

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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