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Brexit - ongoing Family Law coverage 04 MAR 2019

Brexit - ongoing Family Law coverage

The most recent Brexit news and updates from

Guidance updated on local authorities reporting child safeguarding incidents 26 FEB 2019

Guidance updated on local authorities reporting child safeguarding incidents

Government guidance for local authorities on

House of Commons Library publishes note on pensions and same sex marriages 25 FEB 2019

House of Commons Library publishes note on pensions and same sex marriages

The House of Commons Library has published a

Lord Chief Justice delivers speech about changing judiciary in modern age 25 FEB 2019

Lord Chief Justice delivers speech about changing judiciary in modern age

HM Courts and Tribunals Service has announced

Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Court of Protection Rules 2017 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 22 FEB 2019

Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Court of Protection Rules 2017 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

These regulations make amendments to the

Lupton Fawcett expands family team with Richard Buckley and Sophie Arrowsmith 29 JAN 2019

Lupton Fawcett expands family team with Richard Buckley and Sophie Arrowsmith

Lupton Fawcett has recruited two family law

New Queen's counsel appointed 16 JAN 2019

New Queen's counsel appointed

The following family lawyers have been

UK signs and ratifies Hague Choice of Court and Hague Maintenance Conventions 04 JAN 2019

UK signs and ratifies Hague Choice of Court and Hague Maintenance Conventions

The UK signed and ratified, on 28 December,

2019 dates for your diary 02 JAN 2019

2019 dates for your diary

As 2019 has kicked off, here are some

Happy New Year 02 JAN 2019

Happy New Year

On behalf of the entire team at LexisNexis,

Christmas and New Year closures for courts and tribunals 21 DEC 2018

Christmas and New Year closures for courts and tribunals

  Details of Christmas and New Year

Family Justice Council 12th Annual Debate 20 DEC 2018

Family Justice Council 12th Annual Debate

The Family Justice Council held its 12th

Family court statistics published by Ministry of Justice 20 DEC 2018

Family court statistics published by Ministry of Justice

The average time to finalize a divorce has

Family Law year-end video 19 DEC 2018

Family Law year-end video

In our year-end video, Lady Justice King,

Gay man wins landmark appeal to adopt surrogate child 18 DEC 2018

Gay man wins landmark appeal to adopt surrogate child

A gay Singaporean man has won a landmark

Grandparents may get more access rights under new govt plans 18 DEC 2018

Grandparents may get more access rights under new govt plans

Grandparents estranged from grandchildren

Law Society’s consultation response endorses no-fault divorce 14 DEC 2018

Law Society’s consultation response endorses no-fault divorce

Removing blame from the divorce process will

David Salter: retirement interview part 2 - “Brexit presents enormous challenges.” 13 DEC 2018

David Salter: retirement interview part 2 - “Brexit presents enormous challenges.”

After a career spanning nearly 5 decades,

Rising English homelessness includes 120,000 children 13 DEC 2018

Rising English homelessness includes 120,000 children

The number of homeless households in insecure

Raeside appointed as designated Family Judge for Surrey 12 DEC 2018

Raeside appointed as designated Family Judge for Surrey

The President of the Family Division has

David Salter: retirement interview part 1 - “Highly qualified people prefer big, commercial firms. They do not appreciate what family law has to offer.” 12 DEC 2018

David Salter: retirement interview part 1 - “Highly qualified people prefer big, commercial firms. They do not appreciate what family law has to offer.”

After a career spanning nearly 5 decades,

VW v BH - Divorce petition 12 DEC 2018

VW v BH - Divorce petition

Decree nisi would be pronounced on the wife's

New provisions in relation to statutory child support 12 DEC 2018

New provisions in relation to statutory child support

With effect from 14 December of this year,

President of Family Division approves amendments to forced marriage standard orders 12 DEC 2018

President of Family Division approves amendments to forced marriage standard orders

The president of the Family Division, Sir

Law School students' 'Question Time' with President of the Family Division 11 DEC 2018

Law School students' 'Question Time' with President of the Family Division

Family Law students at Bristol University

Case of ex-magistrate challenging top judges moves forward 05 DEC 2018

Case of ex-magistrate challenging top judges moves forward

Former magistrate Richard Page has been

Child cruelty and neglect cases doubled in last five years 04 DEC 2018

Child cruelty and neglect cases doubled in last five years

Child cruelty and neglect offences in the UK

Family Justice Council's Annual Debate: What’s wrong with covert recordings? 04 DEC 2018

Family Justice Council's Annual Debate: What’s wrong with covert recordings?

Lawyers, judges and family law professionals

Family Justice Council's annual debate 03 DEC 2018

Family Justice Council's annual debate

The Family Justice's Council annual debate is

Family Law Awards 2018: all pictures live now 03 DEC 2018

Family Law Awards 2018: all pictures live now

Nearly 600 barristers, solicitors, judges,

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to… 28 NOV 2018

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to…

Family law community gathers in London for

LIVE NOW: the 2018 Family Law Awards 28 NOV 2018

LIVE NOW: the 2018 Family Law Awards

LIVE NOW: the annual Family Law AwardsFollow

Family lawyers and campaign group push for divorce law reforms 28 NOV 2018

Family lawyers and campaign group push for divorce law reforms

Leading family lawyers and a campaign body

Supreme Court rejects terminally ill man's challenge over assisted dying 27 NOV 2018

Supreme Court rejects terminally ill man's challenge over assisted dying

The U.K.'s highest court has refused a

Wife who rejected Jewish lifestyle wins fight over home 27 NOV 2018

Wife who rejected Jewish lifestyle wins fight over home

Miriam Kliers, an ultra-orthodox Jewish woman

President of Family Division warns austerity may lead to 'collapse' of child care workers 23 NOV 2018

President of Family Division warns austerity may lead to 'collapse' of child care workers

Sir Andrew McFarlane warns for impact of

Appeal court rules McLaren driver's prenuptial deal is 'unfair' 23 NOV 2018

Appeal court rules McLaren driver's prenuptial deal is 'unfair'

The ex-wife of a McLaren racing driver could

ALC's annual conference in Bristol today 23 NOV 2018

ALC's annual conference in Bristol today

"Crisis? What crisis?"Today in Bristol: the

Changes to spousal maintenance to be proposed tomorrow 22 NOV 2018

Changes to spousal maintenance to be proposed tomorrow

Tomorrow, a Bill brought by Baroness Deech in

Campaigners push for legislation to 'stop putting marriages before wills' 21 NOV 2018

Campaigners push for legislation to 'stop putting marriages before wills'

Today's Times: Gold-diggers are exploiting a

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to… 21 NOV 2018

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to…

One week to go before the family law

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to… 15 NOV 2018

And the 2018 Family Law Award goes to…

Family law community gathers in London for

First live stream of Court of Appeal hearing starts tomorrow 14 NOV 2018

First live stream of Court of Appeal hearing starts tomorrow

The first Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Missed this year's FLBA conference in Liverpool? 12 NOV 2018

Missed this year's FLBA conference in Liverpool?

Unable to make it to this year's FLBA

CJEU ruling: K v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie 12 NOV 2018

CJEU ruling: K v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

European Union – Freedom of movement. Article

Child care issues dominate this year's FLBA conference 11 NOV 2018

Child care issues dominate this year's FLBA conference

Issues related to the safety and security of

Law Society publishes no-deal Brexit guidance on family law 09 NOV 2018

Law Society publishes no-deal Brexit guidance on family law

The Law Society has published guidance for

Coram Conference 2018: Family lawyers in the dark where Brexit will take them 08 NOV 2018

Coram Conference 2018: Family lawyers in the dark where Brexit will take them

Brexit is creating a ton of uncertainty for

Bristol Judge finds sister of imprisoned husband also guilty of contempt of court 07 NOV 2018

Bristol Judge finds sister of imprisoned husband also guilty of contempt of court

Earlier this year, wealthy Midlands’ property

28 November: The biggest family law event of the year 06 NOV 2018

28 November: The biggest family law event of the year

Join us for the 8th annual Family Law Awards,

Financial remedies pilot to be rolled out to eight more family courts 05 NOV 2018

Financial remedies pilot to be rolled out to eight more family courts

The President of the Family Division has

Law Commission to conduct full review of weddings law 02 NOV 2018

Law Commission to conduct full review of weddings law

The Law Commission has welcomed the

Parents are propping up school budgets, survey finds 01 NOV 2018

Parents are propping up school budgets, survey finds

A survey by charity Parentkind UK of 1,500 UK

Family law veteran David Salter retires 01 NOV 2018

Family law veteran David Salter retires

Today marks the retirement of family law

Family residence rights: Information for EU settlement scheme pilot applicants 31 OCT 2018

Family residence rights: Information for EU settlement scheme pilot applicants

The Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration

Hackey families turn to high court to halt special needs spending cuts 31 OCT 2018

Hackey families turn to high court to halt special needs spending cuts

A group of families are taking Hackney

Stowe launches surrogacy law service 31 OCT 2018

Stowe launches surrogacy law service

Stowe has launched a domestic and

Family judges call for more funding in Australia 31 OCT 2018

Family judges call for more funding in Australia

Senior judges in Australia have criticized

Judge blocks social workers' plan to remove children because of a single text message 30 OCT 2018

Judge blocks social workers' plan to remove children because of a single text message

"Mum has gone nuts, she tried to stab me with

Family Law Awards 28 November: The biggest family law event of the year 30 OCT 2018

Family Law Awards 28 November: The biggest family law event of the year

It is nearly November; nearly time for the

Family inheritance group STEP appoints new CEO 29 OCT 2018

Family inheritance group STEP appoints new CEO

STEP, the global professional association for

Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths Bill 29 OCT 2018

Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths Bill

House of Commons remaining stages 26 October

New courts and tribunals media guidance released for staff 26 OCT 2018

New courts and tribunals media guidance released for staff

The HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has

Record number of children at risk of abuse or neglect in England 26 OCT 2018

Record number of children at risk of abuse or neglect in England

Nearly 200 children a day in England are

Facebook removes millions of child abuse images 25 OCT 2018

Facebook removes millions of child abuse images

Facebook said its Artificial Intelligence and

Restriction of liberty under the inherent jurisdiction (Re T (a child) (secure accommodation order) 24 OCT 2018

Restriction of liberty under the inherent jurisdiction (Re T (a child) (secure accommodation order)

Richard Little, barrister at 42 Bedford Row

Almost 16,000 babies are at risk of severe harm, report warns 24 OCT 2018

Almost 16,000 babies are at risk of severe harm, report warns

A report by the Children’s Commissioner for

The biggest family law event of the year: 28 November in London 24 OCT 2018

The biggest family law event of the year: 28 November in London

It is that time of the year! Time for the

MPs urge government to tackle sexual harassment of women and girls in public places 23 OCT 2018

MPs urge government to tackle sexual harassment of women and girls in public places

The UK government is failing to address

MPs call for stronger action to tackle domestic abuse 23 OCT 2018

MPs call for stronger action to tackle domestic abuse

The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee

Report: Child marriage victims claim UK law legitimises abuse 23 OCT 2018

Report: Child marriage victims claim UK law legitimises abuse

In 2017, the British government's Forced

'We failed them' - Australian PM apologises to child sex abuse victims 22 OCT 2018

'We failed them' - Australian PM apologises to child sex abuse victims

Australia's new Prime Minister, Scott

Nottingham firm Sills & Betteridge expands family law team 22 OCT 2018

Nottingham firm Sills & Betteridge expands family law team

Nottingham law firm Sills & Betteridge is