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12 December 2016By

Byron James presents his notes from the Privilege and Panamania regional Family Section seminars on disclosure and privilege, held last October at the Law Society.

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FAQ: Precedents for bare trusts

23 November 2016

The Law Society’s Library lists precedents for bare trusts

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Amended forms in relation to adoption

7 November 2016

Following new rules which will result in prospective adopters being automatically assigned a serial number in adoption and related applications to preserve their confidentiality, the Family Procedure Rule Committee have published amended forms and guidance notes.

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New forms

18 October 2016

New forms for family appeals which should be used as of 3 October 2016

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