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The Family Procedure Rule Committee has issued a consultation seeking to understand views on the attendance of legal bloggers at hearings in family proceedings and is interested in hearing from the wider community.
The consultation follows on from the pilot scheme under Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), PD 36J (Pilot Scheme: Transparency (attendance at hearings in private)) the purpose of which is to assess the use of new practices and procedures to allow for attendance at hearings in private by certain lawyers with a view to their being able to report on proceedings, in addition to duly accredited representatives of news gathering and reporting organisations. These persons are colloquially described as ‘legal bloggers’. Lawyers eligible within the FPR 2010, PD 36J pilot scheme must hold a valid practising certificate, or work for a higher education institute or educational charity. The pilot scheme under FPR 2010, PD 36J operates from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2020.
The closing date for responses to the consultation is 5pm on Friday 20 April 2020 and responses are to be sent to Simon Qasim at FPRCSecretariat@justice.gsi.gov. The consultation document may be accessed here.
Geraldine Morris is a solicitor and head of LexisPSL Family.
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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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