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Natasha Phillips

Natasha is a non-practicing barrister and Editor in Chief of The Encyclopaedia on Family and The Law. Natasha also runs the family law project, Researching Reform, which is dedicated to child welfare inside the family justice system. She is the Consultant for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Family Law and The Court of Protection.

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Natasha is a non-practicing barrister and Editor in Chief of The Encyclopaedia on Family and The Law. Natasha also runs the family law project, Researching Reform, which is dedicated to child welfare inside the family justice system. She is the Consultant for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Family Law and The Court of Protection.

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Last month Sir James Munby announced that he would be retiring from his role as President of the Family Division in 2018, citing 'depressingly little to show for over two years’ hard pounding' as one...
Despite promising to give children a greater voice in the Family Court the government still seems to be doing little on this front. The latest disappointment comes after government spokesmen confirmed...
In just a few months, the Family Court has seen its budget shrink from £2.4bn to £1.6bn. These cuts, as well as ongoing delays in improving the system, are wreaking havoc on society’s most vulnerable...
Child welfare has become central to politics in the United Kingdom, and 2016 has offered up some important lessons for the Family Justice System and Government as a result.  The year began positively...
As Britain accepts the first group of children from the fast-disappearing Calais 'Jungle', the lack of government organisation, care and accommodation for these young refugees is nothing short of a...
The President of the Family Division has recently confirmed what family law professionals have known for a long time. The system is on its knees, brutally stripped of resources and full to the brim...
Type the phrase 'lenient sentences for child sexual offences' into a search engine, and the results for the UK alone are astounding.From government ministers to child welfare charities, the concern...
While current and past child abuse inquiries around the world seem to take the challenges of such large investigations in their stride, the UK's Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse ('the...
Despite a very busy few weeks in the run-up to Brexit and its aftermath, child welfare concerns have remained in the spotlight. Here are the latest Bills, ideas and updates in the sector, which make...
As recently as 10 years ago, police and prosecutors in the UK turned a blind eye to domestic abuse, considering it unimportant and ‘lesser’ to other forms of violence. Victims were turned away and...
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