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Stephen Gilmore

Stephen is a Professor in Family Law and has worked at King’s since 2007. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of East London (1995 - 2007), and a tutor in Family Law at the University of Oxford (2005 - 2007). After reading law at the University of Leicester and qualifying as a barrister, Stephen obtained an LLM in Family Law and Family Policy from the University of East Anglia, and completed a research degree (M.St) at Pembroke College, Oxford. He is the Case Law Editor of Child and Family Law Quarterly, an Analysis Editor of the King’s Law Journal, and a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of the Centre for Family Law and Practice at LMU.

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Stephen Gilmore

Stephen is a Professor in Family Law and has worked at King’s since 2007. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of East London (1995 - 2007), and a tutor in Family Law at the University of Oxford (2005 - 2007). After reading law at the University of Leicester and qualifying as a barrister, Stephen obtained an LLM in Family Law and Family Policy from the University of East Anglia, and completed a research degree (M.St) at Pembroke College, Oxford. He is the Case Law Editor of Child and Family Law Quarterly, an Analysis Editor of the King’s Law Journal, and a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of the Centre for Family Law and Practice at LMU.

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This article provides a detailed exposition and critique of the case-law on parental responsibility orders. The analysis reveals some judicial failure to engage with relevant legislation and its...
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The Court of Appeal's first engagement with Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 endorses, qualifies and amplifies earlier High Court authority, and suggests a method for applying the statute where the...
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This article provides a detailed exposition of the courts' general approach to deciding an application for a 'contact order' in section 8 of the Children Act 1989, and examines how that approach is...
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