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17 Apr
2014

News

Consolidated version of the FPR 2010

17 April 2014

You can download the new consolidated version of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 below, together with those Practice Directions that have been substantially...

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News
17 Apr
2014

News

Consumer Panel calls for culture shift to recognise contribution of fee-charging McKenzie Friends

17 April 2014

The Legal Services Consumer Panel is today publishing the first-ever detailed study into the emerging market of fee-charging McKenzie Friends...

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Opinion & Analysis

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17 Apr
2014

Opinion & Analysis

I NEEEEEED…..!

17 April 2014

The Government has taken the first step towards implementing the Law Commission's recommendations in its report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements...

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17 Apr
2014

Opinion & Analysis

Public Law Outline (PD 12A) – essential update

17 April 2014

In our final article in the series of updates, we look at the new PLO. Following the pilot and consultation period, we now have the new Practice...

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Judgments

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17 Apr
2014

Judgments

Re S (A Child)

17 April 2014

The full judgment is available below. SUMMARY TO FOLLOW The fully referenced, judicially approved judgment and headnote will appear in a forthcoming...

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15 Apr
2014

Judgments

Surrey County Council v AB & Others [2014] EWHC 1115 (Fam)

15 April 2014

The full judgment is available below. (Family Division, Theis J, 21 March 2014) Care proceedings - Agreement as to future care plan - No threshold...

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Journal Articles

News
11 Apr
2014

Journal Articles

Changing concepts of justice and private family law: views on theory and practice

11 April 2014

Professor Alison Diduck, Faculty of Law at University College London: Semple (2012) identifies what he calls family law's ‘settlement mission...

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10 Apr
2014

Journal Articles

Justice redefined – or justice diluted?

10 April 2014

Professor Nicola Lacey FBA, Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy, LSE: Writing as a criminal lawyer, I focus on some of the analogies between...

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Practice Guidance

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8 Apr
2014

Practice Guidance

Guidance on using cloud computing

08 April 2014

The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors, practice managers or law firm IT staff who use or are planning to use cloud computing services...

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News
8 Apr
2014

Practice Guidance

New guidance published on making mental health complaints

08 April 2014

The Law Society has published guidance to assist those with mental health difficulties and those working in mental health to complain about the service...

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Announcements

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28 Feb
2014

Announcements

We say goodbye to Di Acon after 16 years at Jordans

28 February 2014

You will have probably met Di at one of our Family Law events. We are sad that she will be leaving us and wanted to say a special thank you to her for...

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20 Feb
2014

Announcements

A tribute to Nicholas Crichton

20 February 2014

This is to wish Nick well on his retirement.  I first met Nick when he sat as a recorder at Milton Keynes, where I was DFJ.  This ‘whirlwind...

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Legislation

News
17 Apr
2014

Legislation

Family Proceedings: The Children and Families Act 2014 (Transitional Provisions) (SI 2014/1042)

17 April 2014

1. This Order may be cited as the Children and Families Act 2014 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2014 and comes into force on 22nd April 2014. 2...

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News
16 Apr
2014

Legislation

Practice Direction 27A – Family Proceedings: Court Bundles (Universal Practice to be Applied in the High Court and Family Court)

16 April 2014

The President of the Family Division has issued this practice direction to achieve consistency across the country in the Family Court and the Family...

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Court of Protection Cases

News
3 Apr
2014

Court of Protection Cases

An NHS Foundation Trust v A & Others [2014] EWHC 920 (Fam)

03 April 2014

(Court of Protection, Hayden J, 12 February 2014) Medical treatment - Vomiting condition in 16-year-old girl - Refusal of medical treatment - Severe...

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News
20 Mar
2014

Court of Protection Cases

P v Cheshire West & Chester Council; P & Q v Surrey County Council [2014] UKSC 19

20 March 2014

The Supreme Court, unanimously in the appeal of P, and by a majority of 4:3 in the appeal of MIG and MEG, allows the appeals. The Court rules that MIG...

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