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Amy leads the content marketing strategy for LexisNexis UK, writing thought leadership and product content for marketing campaigns, insight reports and legal industry magazines. She is an established writer and researcher, having contributed in national publications, such as City A.M. and Financial IT. She is also one of the writers and digital editors of LexisNexis' insights blogs, the Future of Law and the In-house blog.

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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9 Mar 2020

The Family Procedure Rule Committee is looking to understand wider views on the attendance of legal bloggers at hearings in family proceedings and is interested in...

28 Nov 2019

LexisNexis and headline partner Brewin Dolphin, were delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious Family Law Awards last night, hosted by Deputy High Court Judge,...

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4 Nov 2019

In AR v ML [2019] EWFC 56, Mostyn J overturned a trial judge’s decision to allow an application, after delivery of the final hearing judgment, to adjourn the case so that...

24 Sep 2019

Grant Howell and Helen Garlick join the judging panel for the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2020.

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The President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has issued an end of term letter which he would like to be read by every judge,...

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Family Analysis: New Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010) Practice Directions have been issued comprising a new FPR 2010, PD 36O (Pilot Scheme: Procedure for bulk...

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26 Jun 2019

Family analysis: The introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has been described as a landmark Bill and aims to make divorce an easier process on all...

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17 May 2019

Family analysis: Adam Wolanski QC, barrister at 5RB, discusses the decisions in RJ v Tigipko, where the court was concerned with the issue of publicity in a case...

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21 Mar 2019

Elizabeth Simos and Fraser Wright outline the process for judicial separation, the implications in relation to financial provision and the alternative routes available...

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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...

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Consultation on attendance of 'legal bloggers'
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The Family Procedure Rule Committee is looking to understand wider views on the attendance of legal bloggers at hearings in family proceedings and is interested in...

Press release: Winners of the 2019 Family Law Awards announced
Family

LexisNexis and headline partner Brewin Dolphin, were delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious Family Law Awards last night, hosted by Deputy High Court Judge,...

Introducing further evidence after final judgment is delivered
Family

In AR v ML [2019] EWFC 56, Mostyn J overturned a trial judge’s decision to allow an application, after delivery of the final hearing judgment, to adjourn the case so that...

LexisNexis Legal Awards 2020 judging panel
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Grant Howell and Helen Garlick join the judging panel for the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2020.

A 'Thank You' from the President's chambers
Family

The President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has issued an end of term letter which he would like to be read by every judge,...

Changes to Family Procedure Rules 2010 Practice Directions
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Family Analysis: New Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010) Practice Directions have been issued comprising a new FPR 2010, PD 36O (Pilot Scheme: Procedure for bulk...

The introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill
Family

Family analysis: The introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has been described as a landmark Bill and aims to make divorce an easier process on all...

Identifying parties to assist with the recovery of a child in abduction proceedings
Family

Family analysis: Adam Wolanski QC, barrister at 5RB, discusses the decisions in RJ v Tigipko, where the court was concerned with the issue of publicity in a case...

Judicial separation—rare bird or damp squib?
Family

Elizabeth Simos and Fraser Wright outline the process for judicial separation, the implications in relation to financial provision and the alternative routes available...

Potential implications of Brexit on pension sharing after an overseas divorce
Family

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

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