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The launch of international family law arbitration

12 September 2017

New scheme to help international families receives global praise. 

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The Hart v Hart controversy: why solicitors should check their facts

11 September 2017

Mena Ruparel writes for the Transparency Project about solicitors’ early commentary on Hart v Hart

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Casey v Cervi [2017] EWHC 1669 (Fam) Subscription

24 August 2017

Non-recognition of Irish order where child’s voice had not been heard in the Irish proceedings

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Re CB (int. 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 

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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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