- Combating conflict in family law cases (ZS v FS)
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- What is the significance of this case? Why is it important for practitioners?
- What are the practical implications of the judgment? What should practitioners be mindful of when advising in this area?
- How does this case fit in with other developments in this area of the law? Do you have any predictions for future developments in this area?
Family analysis: A recent case sets out the issues lawyers should consider when deciding whether they can act in a potential conflict situation. Alison Bull, partner at Mills & Reeve LLP, explains that the case is helpful in clarifying that there is no absolute prohibition on a solicitor acting against a former client.
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