Family Section

fighting over money

Case note: AF v MF & Ors [2016] EWFC 65Subscription

24 April 2017

Heavily contested proceedings where treatment of Liechtenstein Stiftung was a key issue.

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Case note: CA v SoS for Work and Pensions [2017] UKUT 0359 (AAC)

21 April 2017

Circumstances when an anonymity order should be granted in child support decisions.

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Case note: G v S [2017] EWHC 365 (Fam) Subscription

18 April 2017

SCh 1 Children Act Claim and mother’s movement.

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Case note: Norman v Norman [2017] EWCA Civ 49Subscription

13 April 2017

Unsuccessful application by a wife for a reporting restriction order in the CoA.

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Family courts: reporting a greater truth

10 April 2017

The Honourable Mr Justice Peter Jackson answered questions at an event to mark the publication of a new guide for the media on attending and reporting family law cases. 


Case note: Steinfeld and Keidan v Secretary of State for Education [2017] EWCA Civ 81Subscription

10 April 2017

Court of Appeal upholds ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships.

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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

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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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