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Re CB (international relocation: domestic abuse: child arrangements) [2017] EWFC 39 Subscription

21 August 2017

Adjournment of relocation app to allow F to attend parenting class and M to file comprehensive proposals


Veluppillai v Chief Land Registrar and others [2017] EWHC 1693 (Fam) Subscription

17 August 2017

H’s claim of identity fraud struck out and general CRO made

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Birch v Birch [2017] UKSC 53 Subscription

14 August 2017

The court has jurisdiction to hear W’s application for release from her undertaking 


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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Supreme Court permits wife to challenge undertaking

27 July 2017

Mena Ruparel comments on Birch v Birch [2017] UKSC 53

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Family procedure rule amendments and new forms

25 July 2017

The new forms will come into effect on 7 August.  

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Fighting over money

Spotlight: DB v DLJ [2016] EWHC 324 (Fam)Subscription

7 March 2016By

Karen Dovaston examines the implications of this important case regarding an arbitral award


Spotlight: Joy v Joy-Morancho [2015] EWHC 2507 (Fam)Subscription

6 October 2015By

In this complex, high-value case, a husband was able to demonstrate the assets attributed to him were not available for distribution. Sofia Moussaoui was instructed by the respondent 

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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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