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  • News set out in letter from minister to the Law Commission in response to their 2016 report News, 16/08/2018, free
  • Father's appeal against the setting aside of the judge's previous order (ordering the mother to return the child to Spain) because there had been a sea-change in the mother's mental health since the order was made, was dismissed. There was also discussion on whether the High Court has jurisdiction to set aside a final order made under the 1980 Convention. Judgment, 16/08/2018, free
  • In brief: The High Court allowed a mother’s (“M”) appeal against a suspended committal order made following her failure to comply with a child arrangements order. The success was based on the fact that no application to commit M had been made; the only application made and served had been for an enforcement order. The order was incapable of being enforced by committal as it was not endorsed with an effective penal notice. Judgment, 06/08/2018, free
  • Application for a reporting restriction order on the previous financial remedy proceedings. A reporting restriction order was made preventing the publication of any information relating to the proceedings save for the judgment. Judgment, 06/08/2018, free
  • The President also makes a plea for the use of Private FDRs News, 31/07/2018, free

Latest know-how

Latest training

  • 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
  • Alexis Campbell QC and Charlotte Trace, of 29 Bedford Row, review the key financial remedy cases and themes from the past 12 months and look at how they will affect judicial thinking and your own cases in the year to come. Webcast, 16/03/2018, members only
  • Matthew Long, of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the current best practice guidelines for managing cases involving litigants in person, explains the role of McKenzie Friends and offers some practical tips drawn from his experience. Webcast, 07/02/2018, members only
  • Recording of webinar, presented by Mena Ruparel, first broadcast live on 1 December 2017. Webcast, 05/12/2017, free
  • Anton Eriera from 29 Bedford Row updates practitioners on how chattels should be dealt with after divorce/dissolution, in particular emphasising that the exercise should be proportionate to the value of the overall pot. Webcast, 23/11/2017, members only

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