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President issues guidance on allocation and transfer of proceedings

Published on: 28 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • President issues guidance on allocation and transfer of proceedings
  • What are the practical implications of the guidance?
  • What is the background to the guidance?
  • What are the key points in the guidance?

Article summary

Family analysis: The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has issued guidance on 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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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