Financial remedy proceedings allocated to a High Court judge
Financial remedy proceedings allocated to a High Court judge

The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Financial remedy proceedings allocated to a High Court judge
  • Purpose of the statement on the efficient conduct of hearings allocated to a High Court judge
  • Principles of allocation
  • Requesting allocation to a High Court judge
  • Case management
  • Pre-trial review
  • Discussion between experts
  • Supporting documents
  • Court bundle for the final hearing
  • Skeleton arguments
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Notes: Brexit and family law, What does IP completion day mean for family law? and Brexit—jurisdiction and family proceedings.

The Family Court came into effect on 22 April 2014. As a consequence there were significant changes to the allocation and transfer of proceedings, see Practice Notes: The Family Court—allocation and transfer of proceedings and The Family Court—judicial allocation. The then President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, issued guidance on 28 February 2018 regarding the allocation of cases within the Family Court to a judge of High Court level, and the transfer of cases from the Family Court to the High Court, following what he refers to as ‘considerable confusion’ concerning the extent and exercise of the power by judges sitting in the Family Court to transfer a case, or part of a case, to the High Court. See News Analysis: President issues guidance on allocation and transfer of

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