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25 March 2019
We are delighted to announce that Michael Liebrecht and Elizabeth Hartnett have been appointed as Deputy District Judges.
22 March 2019
Janet Bazley QC and Katherine Dunseath, assisted by William Vaudry, represented the respondent wife on a plea by the Queen’s Proctor to set aside decrees of divorce, granted under s.1(2)(d) MCA 1973 (2 years’ separation and consent), despite the parties having only been married for 22 months at the time the petition was issued.
19 March 2019
Gemma Kelly represented the Maternal Aunt in this case before Mrs Justice Theis.
14 March 2019
Tom Wilson appeared on behalf of the applicants in the first known case involving an Iranian surrogacy arrangement. Newton J granted the parental order and his judgment has now been published.
25 February 2019
We are delighted to announce that Michael Liebrecht has accepted an appointment as of 25 January to sit part-time in the First Tier Tribunal, HESC, allocated to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal.
29 January 2019
Olivia Magennis considers the decision in A v C and the application of Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), Practice Direction 12J (PD 12J) to interim contact decisions in cases involving allegations of domestic abuse.