January 19, 2017
The President of the Family Division has issued updating guidance on the duration of ex-parte orders within the Family...
July 28, 2016
Kirsty Cahill’s TLATA case hit the headlines last week as being the case of the mean property developer who...
June 1, 2016
The Central Family Court has recently commenced a pilot scheme which sees the introduction of Settlement Conferences in family...
May 9, 2016
The Supreme Court considers the provisions of Article 15(1) of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 and the question of...
March 21, 2016
Review of Re L (Case Management: Wasted Costs) EWFC 8B These proceedings concerned a young boy who had suffered...
March 8, 2016
The 29th of February 2016 saw The Special Guardianship (Amendment) Regulations 2016 come into force. The changes create additional...
September 7, 2015
The argument about who should bear the costs of translating documents in care proceedings is a relatively common one....
August 26, 2015
The FLBA and Bar Council recently wrote to the Ministry of Justice about concerns around increasing numbers of solicitors...
July 16, 2015
The government has opened a consultation on its proposal to close down 91 courts and tribunals throughout England and...
June 11, 2015
Pauffley J has delivered a controversial judgment about physical chastisement of children within communities ‘newly arrived in this country.’