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David Hodson OBE MICArb

Family lawyer | International Family Law Group LLP

David Hodson OBE MICArb is a co-founder and partner at The International Family Law Group LLP, London.  He is an English solicitor, arbitrator and mediator and also an Australian qualified solicitor, and sits as a part-time family court judge at the Central Family Court. He is an Accredited Specialist (with portfolios in Substantial Assets and International Cases), a Member of the English Law Society Family Law Committee, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a Fellow of the Centre for Social Justice, and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.  He is author of The International Family Law Practice (Jordan’s 5th edition Dec 2016).  He is honorary Professor at Leicester University and visiting Professor at the University of Law.  He received the OBE in 2015 for services to international family law.  

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David Hodson OBE MICArb is a co-founder and partner at The International Family Law Group LLP, London.  He is an English solicitor, arbitrator and mediator and also an Australian qualified solicitor, and sits as a part-time family court judge at the Central Family Court. He is an Accredited Specialist (with portfolios in Substantial Assets and International Cases), a Member of the English Law Society Family Law Committee, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a Fellow of the Centre for Social Justice, and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.  He is author of The International Family Law Practice (Jordan’s 5th edition Dec 2016).  He is honorary Professor at Leicester University and visiting Professor at the University of Law.  He received the OBE in 2015 for services to international family law.  

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iFLG partner David Hodson argues the UK is prepared and ready to leave the EU in the event of no deal in the family law context. The UK civil service has been very busy preparing, particularly since...
David Hodson examines the legislation which will be considered by the profession in the event of no deal. The UK government published late last week a statutory instrument to provide for family law...
 With the reform consultation process ending today, Prof David Hodson OBE MICArb gives his take on the divorce reform process.  ...
By David Hodson OBE MICArbNew EU family law comes into force on 29 January 2019 in respect of 19 member states.  It provides for agreements to be reached for married couples, and registered partners...
On 12 July the Government published its post-Chequers White Paper, The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, which sets out broad proposals for the future partnership...
On 31 December 2018 the US has a significant change in its tax treatment of spousal maintenance, alimony payments. It is being resisted by many US family lawyers. Yet the UK made a similar change in...
The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) is excited to be one of just four law firms selected to beta test the Court Services’ online divorce pilot from 31 July 2018. Though initially only the...
Speech given by Prof David Hodson OBE MICArb to the European Parliament on 16 May 2018I am a solicitor, mediator and arbitrator practising exclusively in international family law matters from a law...
A recent change in the rules of the family court in Australia ends the requirement for exhibits both generally and specifically to be filed at the court. Should England and Wales be following suit?...
As England debates the future status, role and purpose of civil partnership, its cross-border status should be brought into account. Whilst marriage is almost universally recognised around the world...
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