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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).

Marc Lopatin is a trained mediator and the founder of LawyerSupportedMediation.com
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For family lawyers to get the latest news and analysis of market issues and family law. In a time of a fundamental change, you need to understand the trends and get real insight from market-leading experts.
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30 Sep 2016

Amendments to the practice directions supplementing the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) come into force on 3 October 2016. The changes relate to...

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...

4 Feb 2016

If lawyers and mediators don’t work together to give clients what they want, others will, says guest blogger Mary Banham-Hall. Mediation is a flexible and effective...

25 Nov 2015

Resolution has launched new advice for dealing with divorce and domestic abuse to mark White Ribbon Day, with a guide for divorcing and separating parents in...

19 Jan 2015

As family practitioners are aware it is now compulsory for the majority of clients to attempt to mediate prior to issuing a court application.  Most practitioners will...

28 Nov 2014

Guest blogger Suzanne Kingston, partner at Withers, examines DR options and progress so far in promoting non-court dispute resolution. We have been celebrating Family...

3 Sep 2014

Family analysis: Maud Davis, member partner at TV Edwards LLP and co-chair of the Association of Lawyers for Children, discusses how the recent reforms have affected her...

11 Apr 2014

As I’ve been busily head down writing and updating content with seemingly endless law reform changes over the past few months (and we are currently at the eye of the...

13 Feb 2014

The President of the Family Division has issued his 10th View from the President's Chambers. Key areas covered include: that behind the scenes the new single family...

9 Dec 2013

So the results are in. Far from triggering a boom in family mediation, the first six months of life after LASPO have seen publicly funded family mediation massively...

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