09 January 2023
In this article for Family Law Journal Elizabeth Darlington considers three keys issues which frequently arise when a couple have cohabited for a long time, or they have been separated for a long time before the courts are asked to deal with their property and financial issues.
15 December 2022
On the 1st December 2022 the Lord Chief Justice and Senior President of the Tribunals announced a change in the practice of how certain Judges are addressed in court. Julien Foster subsequently wrote an article for The Spectator on the tricky business of how to address judges.
05 February 2021
A Judge was scathing in his criticism of a local authority's failures, which resulted in a young boy being left in foster care for at least nine months longer than neccessary. Tahmina Rahman considers the practical implications of this case.
21 October 2020
Tahmina Rahman, examines the issues around the recusal application in family proceedings and the Court’s consideration of the test for actual or perceived bias in the case of Re C (a child)(2020) EWCA Civ 987.
04 June 2020
Matthew Fletcher considers two recent decisions and analyses whether common threads that emerge could assist practitioners in advising clients and making submissions to the court as to whether a case is suitable to be heard remotely.
25 November 2019
The Court of Appeal clarifies that the inherent jurisdiction is not available where the 1996 Hague Convention applies. Eleri Jones considers the implications of the decision.
28 June 2018
Gemma Kelly and Nina Hansen, partner at Freemans Solicitors, examine the decision in A Local Authority v US and Others (in which
they represented the mother) and its practical implications.