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General principlesThe relevant costs provisions are set out in the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, Pt 28 and FPR 2010, PD 28A....
Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 21st Apr
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BackgroundIn exceptional circumstances the court may make a search order that allows the applicant's representatives to enter the respondent's...
Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 21st Apr
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This Practice Note provides information about, and access to, public children standard orders issued by the President of the Family Division, and...
21st Apr
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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...
21st Apr
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11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....
Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the assessment of costs in family proceedings, including summary assessment and detailed assessment. It looks...
Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 20th Apr
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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...
20th Apr
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As of 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and no longer participated in the political institutions and governance structures of...
20th Apr
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Misconduct and wasted costs ordersA wasted costs order is an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum (either specified or to be assessed) in...
Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 20th Apr
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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...
20th Apr
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Failure to advise on legal aid eligibility may amount to negligence, even where a firm does not carry out legal aid work, and a client’s potential...
Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 20th Apr
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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...
20th Apr
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11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....
20th Apr
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The provisions for security for costs in Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, 20.6 provide that a respondent to any application may...
Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 20th Apr
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This Practice Note briefly summarises the main UK taxes which may apply to non-UK resident individuals, including income tax, capital gains tax (CGT),...
20th Apr
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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017,...
19th Apr
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Introduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared to, though it draws elements...
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th Apr
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 15th Apr
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This Practice Note aims to provide guidance on the often controversial issue of local authority designation for the purposes of section 31 of the...
Produced in partnership with Ruth Cabeza of Harcourt Chambers 14th Apr
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 13th Apr

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