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  • Kelly v Pyres [2018] EWCA Civ 1368 Appeal against an order whereby the court found that at the date of her divorce petition, the applicant wife had acquired a domicile of choice in England, her domicile of origin being in Ireland, and was therefore entitled to proceed with her divorce suit in England under s5(2) of the Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973 and Article 7 of the EU Regulation 2201 of 2003. The appeal was allowed. Judgment, 15/06/2018, free
  • MK v RP (Hague Child Abduction Convention) [2018] EWHC 1475 (Fam) Application under the Hague Child Abduction Convention for the summary return of a child to Israel. An order for the child's return was made. Judgment, 14/06/2018, free
  • Pension Advisory Group seeks views for good practice guide Online survey published News, 12/06/2018, free
  • Gee v Gee & Anor [2018] EWHC 1393 (Ch) Proprietary estoppel case concerning a family farm where the son claimed that his father had promised that he would inherit the lion's share of the farm. The claim was made out. Judgment, 12/06/2018, free
  • MT v OT [2018] EWHC 868 (Fam) Three applications brought by the mother and a fourth application brought by the father under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 . Judgment, 11/06/2018, free
  • Egeneonu v Egeneonu & Anor [2018] EWHC 1392 (Fam) Another judgment concerning a committal application by the mother against the father who had breached various court orders in relation to the children who were being retained in Nigeria. Judgment, 11/06/2018, free
  • Practice Guidance: Standard children and other orders President's Guidance announcing promulgation of the long awaited standard orders for children cases Practice note, 07/06/2018, free
  • Thompson v Thompson [2018] EWHC 1338 (Ch) The question in this case was whether a proprietory estoppel operated in favour of the claimant son such as to give him an interest in the family farm and, if so, what interest. The judge held that the son made out his case. Judgment, 06/06/2018, free
  • Family Law Hub Update: May 2018 12 questions on 3 cases summarised in the May 2018 Family Law Hub Digest CPD course, 05/06/2018, members only
  • Private Children Law Review 2018 Roshi Amiraftabi of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the key private children law cases, themes and practice developments from the past 12 months. Webcast, 31/05/2018, members only

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  • Understanding remuneration in financial remedy cases Mena Ruparel and Mark Penston unpick the complex task of understanding the different types of remuneration that might crop up in financial remedy proceedings. Webcast, 19/04/2018, members only
  • Short Marriages after Sharp Joe Switalski, of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the current case law and judicial thinking surrounding 'short marriages' in financial remedy proceedings. Recorded 19 March 2018. Webcast, 21/03/2018, members only

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