Family Section

Family Law Hub section

We give you exclusive free access to case notes and webinars on a range of topical issues through our monthly updates provided by Family Law Hub.

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October instalment of the Family Law Hub

24 November 2016

Welcome to the October instalment of the Family Law Hub update.

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September instalment of Family Law Hub

7 October 2016

We give you exclusive free access to case notes and webinars on a range of topical issues through our monthly updates provided by Family Law Hub. 

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Magiera v Magiera [2016] EWCA Civ 1292

20 February 2017

Court of Appeal considers scope of exclusive jurisdiction provision in 2001 Brussels Regulation

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Adepoju v Akinola [2016] EWHC 3160 (Ch)

16 February 2017

Insufficient evidence that H had divorced W1 led to the inevitable conclusion his marriage to W2 was void with repercussions for his claim on W2’s estate

The case for liberty

Case note: Appeal against a non-molestation and occupation orderSubscription

6 February 2017

Unsuccessful appeal against a non-molestation and occupation order.

Case notes: R (Final) [2016] EWCA Civ 1016

17 January 2017

Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Floyd LJ and Mr Justice Baker J, 20 October 2016 No principle of summary return in internal relocation cases where a child is moved unilaterally 

Case notes: M v B [2016] EWHC 1657 (Fam)

17 January 2017

Mr Justice Bodey, 10 June 2016 High Court dismisses father’s appeal against recognition and enforcement of French residence order

Case notes: AS v TH (no 2) Jurisdiction to make final order [2016] EWHC 2825 (Fam)

17 January 2017

Mr Justice MacDonald, 4 November 2016 Case involving the question of jurisdiction between England and Scotland

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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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