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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).

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SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 12
8 Aug 2016

Family analysis: Graeme Fraser, partner at Hunters Solicitors, explains how the decision in Ely v Robson shows that, in the absence of family law based cohabitation...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 12
22 Feb 2016

As Butterworths Family Law Service publishes its 200th issue, founding editor Martin Parry reflects on the development of the service, changes to family law since its...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 10
27 Jul 2015

This is a report from a fascinating and wide-ranging conference held at the Faculty of Law in the University of Cambridge on the 10 and 11 July 2015. It was co-hosted by...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 7
7 May 2015

The General Election of 2015 looks like being the tightest race in a generation and a coalition of some form is the most likely outcome after 7 May 2015. The growth in...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 3
8 Jan 2015

Family analysis: Richard Todd QC of 1 Hare Court and Christopher Wagstaffe QC of 29 Bedford Row believe the court failed to address the issues in an appropriate manner in...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 5
1 Oct 2014

When will the courts vary a nuptial settlement and how relevant is a new relationship to a settlement? Rebecca Carlyon, partner, and Kate Molan at Penningtons Manches,...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 10
19 Aug 2014

Family analysis: Fiona Wood, family practice group leader at Pannone part of Slater & Gordon, discusses how the recent reforms have affected her practice. What are...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 11
17 Jul 2014

Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is now available as a free download. Providing a timely monthly summary and analysis of key family law cases in the preceding...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Family 13
24 Sep 2013

The Commission on European Family Law has been in operation for 12 years now. In August 2013, it held its 5th conference in the beautiful university city of Bonn,...

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The General Election of 2015 looks like being the tightest race in a generation and a coalition of some form is the most likely outcome after 7 May 2015. The growth in...

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Family analysis: Richard Todd QC of 1 Hare Court and Christopher Wagstaffe QC of 29 Bedford Row believe the court failed to address the issues in an appropriate manner in...

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When will the courts vary a nuptial settlement and how relevant is a new relationship to a settlement? Rebecca Carlyon, partner, and Kate Molan at Penningtons Manches,...

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Family analysis: Fiona Wood, family practice group leader at Pannone part of Slater & Gordon, discusses how the recent reforms have affected her practice. What are...

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Butterworths Family and Child Law Bulletin is now available as a free download. Providing a timely monthly summary and analysis of key family law cases in the preceding...

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