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This month’s edition of Family highlights includes consideration of guidance from the Court of Appeal on domestic abuse hearings and fact-finding...
30th Apr
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Private Client analysis: The Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the vice-president of the Court of Protection, Mr Justice Hayden, in which he...
29th Apr
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The UK’s accession to the Lugano Convention took a knock last week with the news that the European Commission had opposed...
21st Apr
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Family analysis: The court held that the spirit of the EU Maintenance Regulation does not apply to proceedings issued in a non-EU Member State (in...
21st Apr
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Family analysis: The High Court found the local authority had ‘utterly failed’ the children in this case. The court laid bare, in excruciating detail,...
21st Apr
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Local government analysis: Although the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a resounding impact on everyday life, for some adults the loss of...
21st Apr
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Family analysis: With the agreement of the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, three public law standard orders have been amended...
20th Apr
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Family analysis: The Court of Appeal heard four conjoined appeals from orders made in private law proceedings under the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989)...
15th Apr
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Information Law analysis: The Court of Appeal affirmed the decision of Mrs Justice Roberts’ in the High Court (Family Division) to refuse the...
9th Apr
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Local Government analysis: Where a parent cannot be located, or opposes applications for their child for immigration status under the EU Settlement...
8th Apr
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Family analysis: In Re M (special guardianship order: leave to apply to discharge), the Court of Appeal considered applications under section 14D of...
31st Mar
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This month’s edition of Family highlights includes consideration of financial claims following an overseas divorce, whether a claim may be made for...
31st Mar
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Family analysis: After making (niche) legal history in the Supreme Court last summer, the hard-won right of the wife in Villiers v Villiers to make a...
23rd Mar
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Private Client analysis: In this case, the court was asked to make a declaration of presumed death under section 2 of the Presumption of Death Act...
23rd Mar
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Local Government analysis: A and B are observant orthodox Jewish boys who have significant additional needs, for which the family required assistance...
19th Mar
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Property analysis: In this case the court considered a claim by a co-owner (CR) who paid for a property which was conveyed into joint names at law...
17th Mar
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Family analysis: In CA v DR, Mrs Justice Roberts found that she was bound by previous authorities in relation to an allowance for a carer to build up...
15th Mar
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Pensions news analysis: The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published the outcome of a consultation it held into reforming the judicial pension scheme...
15th Mar
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Family analysis: In Re AA and BB, the court was concerned with the preliminary issue of whether, pursuant to Article 13 of the Hague Convention 1996,...
15th Mar

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