Family Section

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F and H (No 2), Re Human Fertilisation And Embryology Act 2008 [2017] EWHC 964 (Fam)Subscription

29 June 2017

In a tweet: Assessment of costs to be paid by clinic

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J v U; U v J (No.2) (Domicile) [2017] EWHC 449 (Fam)Subscription

28 June 2017

Application for the dissolution of a marriage where the domicile of the parties was in dispute.

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DW & Anor v CG [2016] EWHC 2965 (Fam) Subscription

26 June 2017

s.24A order for sale creates an equitable interest

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W (A Child: Temporary Removal From the Jurisdiction) [2016] EWFC 45 Subscription

23 June 2017

Procedural advice on the right level of judge to deal with risk of abduction cases

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Hand and another v George and another [2017] EWHC 533 (Ch)

20 June 2017

Will trust that excluded adopted children was discriminatory

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'Developmental harm' should be considered in child cruelty sentencing

16 June 2017

Judges would assess the developmental harm caused to a child when sentencing those convicted of child cruelty under new proposals published by the Sentencing Council.

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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.

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