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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).

Mark is one of the Dispute Resolution blog’s technical editors. He qualified as a lawyer in Australia and worked in private practice before joining LexisNexis. In addition to contributing to the Dispute Resolution blog, he also writes for a number of LexisNexis blogs, including the Future of Law blog.
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12 Mar 2019

Family analysis: Michael Allum and Stuart Clark, partners at The International Family Law Group LLP, highlight that obtaining effective pension sharing orders which will...

6 Feb 2019

In Re E (Scottish Adopters: English Adoption Proceedings) [2019] EWFC 9, Cobb J was concerned (at a case management hearing) with a preliminary question for determination...

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Family analysis: Jennifer Perrins, barrister at 1KBW, considers the case of Versteegh v Versteegh on the importance of legal advice in relation to a pre-marital...

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Family analysis: The UK government policy papers outlining the legal mechanisms for engaging with the EU after Brexit have come in for protracted criticism. With...

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Guest bloggers Suzanne Kingston, Delphine Eskenazi and Mark Haranzo highlight the issues faced by international families on relationship breakdown.  It is often said that...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU: what will be the immediate consequences, and longer term considerations, for family lawyers and their clients. Michael Wells-Greco,...

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Following months of negotiations, David Cameron presented his new settlement for Britain in Europe. With the deal now signed and the battle lines drawn, the campaign to...

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12 May 2016

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has highlighted guidance available regarding international family law: the President's guidance on Liaison between...

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Family analysis: When should care proceedings be transferred to a ‘better placed’ court in another Member State? William Tyler QC, of 36 Bedford Row and Park Square...

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Family analysis: David Williams QC, barrister and mediator at 4 Paper Buildings, looks at the possible impact of the EU referendum on family lawyers and their...

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