12 May 2021
Eleri Jones and Graeme Fraser explore the recognition and enforcement of maintenance following the UK's withdrawal from the EU.
26 April 2021
Tahmina Rahman considers the issues in the High Court case YY (Children: Conduct of the Local Authority)  EWHC 749 (Fam),...
18 February 2021
Tahmina Rahman considers NB v MI  EWHC 224 (Fam) in which she appeared at the High Court in front of Mr Justice Mostyn.
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.
03 February 2021
Tahmina Rahman considers the guidance provided by the Court of Appeal to local authorities concerning duty of disclosure in care proceedings and concealed pregnancies.
11 January 2021
Simon Sugar considers a case which dispels any suggestion that an unperfected Rose order is subject to any substantive difference in treatment to an “ordinary” order of the court.
23 December 2020
Simon Sugar considers a big money, long-marriage financial remedies dispute and, conduct apart, a paradigm case for the application of the equal sharing principle.
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.
05 June 2020
Elisabeth Andrews reviews the judgment in A Local Authority v The Mother and Ors  EWHC 1233 (Fam).
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.
03 October 2018
Katherine Dunseath and Joanne Wescott examine the Supreme Court decision in Mills v Mills, and the approach to variation of periodical payments subsequent to a capital order.
16 August 2018
Louise MacLynn, Sharon Segal and Olivia Magennis consider the implications of the judgment for local authorities, parents and their legal advisers in Williams v The London Borough of Hackney.
29 June 2018
Family analysis: What factors should parties take into consideration in identifying realistic placement options for a child at the start of care proceedings?
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.
01 February 2018
Eleri Jones contributed to "Divorce jurisdiction after Brexit" (February 2017)
01 October 2017
A paper submitted to the UK Government setting out the options available in respect of ...
24 March 2017
The article continues Christopher’s regular reviews of the more important recent financial remedy cases, this one covering the period from October 2016 to March 2017
28 June 2016
Although only two months since our last newsletter much of note has happened. In the following articles Joint Head of...
20 June 2016
Welcome. I am delighted to introduce this first newsletter of 2016; shorter than its predecessors, we hope to produce them more frequently.