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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
4th Dec
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This Practice Note deals with recognition, enforcement and co-operation under the Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law,...
4th Dec
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Rationale for valuationIn any financial remedy application, some valuation of all relevant assets and liabilities needs to be obtained. A failure to...
Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 4th Dec
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For all those appointed by the Court of Protection to act as a deputy for property and financial affairs or health and welfare, either as a lay deputy...
Produced in partnership with Patricia Wass, Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Nikki Bedford of Enable Law, part of the Foot Anstey LLP group 4th Dec
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As of 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and no longer participates in the political institutions and governance structures of...
4th Dec
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 4th Dec
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This Practice Note deals with matters relating to jurisdiction, applicable law, transfers between contracting states and parental responsibility under...
4th Dec
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
4th Dec
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The Court of Justice of the European Union (Court of Justice) includes:•the Court of Justice: this consists of one judge from each Member State and is...
3rd Dec
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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...
3rd Dec
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Membership of the European Union has steadily grown since its founding members formed the European Coal and Steel Community in 1952, followed by the...
3rd Dec
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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 judgeMake sure all mobile...
3rd Dec
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This Practice Note explains the distinction between Parts 7 and 8 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR), SI 1998/3132 in relation to claims brought...
3rd Dec
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
3rd Dec
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Support for special guardiansUnder the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), local authorities have an obligation to make arrangements for the provision of...
3rd Dec
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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...
3rd Dec
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This Practice Note explains the distinction between the County Court and the High Court in relation to claims brought under the Trusts of Land and...
3rd Dec
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File noteA file note (also known as an attendance note) should be prepared immediately after the first interview, and after every client...
3rd Dec
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What is a Part 36 offer?A Part 36 offer is an offer to settle a claim, counterclaim or other additional claim (or any part or issue thereof) or an...
3rd Dec
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What is domestic abuse?There is no statutory offence of domestic violence or domestic abuse, however, it generally refers to any incident of...
3rd Dec

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