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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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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...
A European Court decision in mid-December 2017 in the context of an Islamic divorce pronounced in Syria was bound to create headlines. Too often these were potentially misleading when the issue of law...
In the context of the present discussion about reform of cohabitation law, a case decided by the Australian Court of Appeal provides a salutary lesson of problems which can arise.In Sha v Cham (2017)...
As there can be dramatic financial and other differences for an international family in proceedings in one country or another, jurisdiction is fundamentally important. It is sometimes based on...
This paper is the response of The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) to the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) proposed amendments to Pt 9 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR). We are pleased that...
David Hodson responds to the government White Paper in respect of legislating for the UK withdrawal from the EU. His conclusion in the response is that unlike many other areas of law and with a couple...
David Hodson examines this little-known Hague Convention on the international recognition of divorces and legal separations. Might it be the answer to the recommendation by the House of Commons...
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