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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the European Union (EU). This Practice Note considers the current position as to EU law and the potential...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a Brexit SI...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU (aka 'Brexit'). On 29 March 2017, the UK...

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Currently, the UK applies EU rules to determine: • which country’s courts hear a family law case raising cross-border issues with other EU countries (jurisdiction) •...

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This Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) set out in The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/521,...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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The Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Court of Protection Rules 2017 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations) have been made in preparation for Brexit, to...

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This Practice Note discusses the legal implications for Scotland of the UK exiting the EU. Specific implications arise, in particular, from the UK’s arrangements for the...

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This Practice Note considers the impact that the UK exiting the EU (commonly known as Brexit), will have on the service of court documents in family...

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The most important rule is to be polite. If you are polite to everyone at all times, it is hard to go seriously wrong. The judge Make sure all mobile phones have been...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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In addition to signposting on Key aspects of family law practice, the following common areas of family law are introduced in this Practice Note (in...

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There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of correspondence and...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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