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  • 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
  • The half-brother of a party to family proceedings back in 2002 was applying to have access to the original judgment from Singer J and to various experts' reports. The M was applying to be released from her undertaking not to communicate with the media with a view to displacing the findings made against her by Singer J. The half-brother was allowed access to a limited number of documents and the M's application was dismissed. Judgment, 30/05/2018, free
  • The Court of Appeal refused the mother (“M”) permission to appeal an earlier decision to refuse to admit expert evidence obtained by M without the court’s permission and without notice to the other parties. M's actions were a clear breach of s.13 Children and Families Act 2014. Judgment, 15/05/2018, free
  • In brief: A fact-finding hearing involving two parties who were not legally represented (neither could afford lawyers and both were ineligible for legal aid). The judge made a number of telling observations about the implications of the lack of legal aid for litigants in terms of preparation, process and outcome. Judgment, 15/05/2018, free
  • A mobile friendly site is on its way News, 15/05/2018, free

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  • 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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