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Sarah Dodds, Senior Associate, Kingsley NapleyLiam Hurren, Trainee Solicitor, Kingsley NapleyWhen a couple separates, thoughts often turn to the valuable or sentimental items which they acquired or...
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Michael Jones, Deans Court ChambersA summary of the legal provisions that apply to placing looked after children outside the jurisdiction of England and Wales. This article contains a brief summary of...
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Sarah Wood, 5SAHFollowing on from her 2019 article 'Financial Remedies v Confiscation Proceedings: What Takes Priority?’ ([2019] Fam Law 941) in which Sarah Wood looked, in general terms, about...
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Andrew Shaw, New Court ChambersSam Prout, New Court ChambersThis article aims to provide a practical guide to navigating some disclosure issues that can arise in family proceedings concerning...
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On 5 June 2020, the President of the Family Division made two amendments to his Guidance on Allocation and Gatekeeping for Care, Supervision and other Proceedings under Part IV of the Children...
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 13 July 2021)Adoption – Declaration of parentage – Birth father sought declaration in respect of child who had been adoptedThe birth father’s...
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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 09 July 2021)Financial Remedies – Arbitration – Challenge to award – ProcedureThe husband’s challenge to an arbitral award was dismissed.For...
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Kelly Noel-Smith, Private Client Partner, Forsters LLPRosie Schumm, Family Partner, Forsters LLPAnna Ferster, Family Associate, Forsters LLPHow best to pass on wealth to the next generation is a...
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Kezia Kernighan, New Court ChambersPublic law practitioners are highly familiar with the law governing applications for leave to oppose adoption orders. Re B-S (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 1146 confirms...
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Helen Adam, Wells Family Mediation We are increasingly aware in our society of the importance of appropriate language; for example we are removing gender-biased and racist language from everyday...
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