Tony Roe

Tony Roe Collaborative lawyer & Family law arbitrator

Tony Roe is the principal of leading niche practice Tony Roe Divorce & Family Law Solicitors,Berkshire, a collaborative lawyer and a family law arbitrator. A specialist family law solicitor with some 25 years’ experience, Tony has written and lectured widely on family law and practice management.

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BSE divorce centre brings back bulletin after blackout 27 JUN 2018

BSE divorce centre brings back bulletin after blackout

On 21 June, the divorce centre for London & the South East at Bury St Edmunds (BSE) ‘on...

Monitoring the progress of paper-based divorce: an update from Bury St Edmunds 21 JUN 2018

Monitoring the progress of paper-based divorce: an update from Bury St Edmunds

[UPDATED 22 JUNE] In his Sir Henry Brooke annual lecture, titled 'The Age of Reform', given on 7...

Call for access rights to grandparents 15 MAY 2018

Call for access rights to grandparents

'Call for "rights for grandparents" law' announced the BBC in May. The story came from a...

HMCTS reform divorce project legal professionals' event 20 MAR 2018

HMCTS reform divorce project legal professionals' event

In March 2017, I attended a Court Service (HMCTS) workshop about its online divorce project....

HMCTS tests fully digital divorce application 30 JAN 2018

HMCTS tests fully digital divorce application

HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has just announced that its fully online divorce...

Co-op’s online divorce: A road test 19 JAN 2018

Co-op’s online divorce: A road test

I am a fan of the Co-op. My granny was a 'divi' (dividend) number holder. However, a headline...

Urgent issue of a divorce petition when freezing injunction needed or when there is a race due to jurisdiction 15 JAN 2018

Urgent issue of a divorce petition when freezing injunction needed or when there is a race due to jurisdiction

I was contacted by another family lawyer earlier this month who had experienced certain problems...

The perennial pantomime of 'Divorce D Day'? 05 JAN 2018

The perennial pantomime of 'Divorce D Day'?

'January 8 is being dubbed "Divorce Day" by lawyers because of the spike in couples considering...

Divorce petitions – in with the new – out with co-respondents 18 AUG 2017

Divorce petitions – in with the new – out with co-respondents

'New divorce form "invites name and shame" of adulterers.' So ran a BBC News strapline on 11...

Digital divorce update 31 JUL 2017

Digital divorce update

The Financial Remedies Handbook is the first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers by...

Online reform: digital divorce workshop 07 MAR 2017

Online reform: digital divorce workshop

At the beginning of this month (March), I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Ministry of...

A day in the life of ... Tony Roe (Collaborative lawyer & Family law arbitrator) 26 SEP 2016

A day in the life of ... Tony Roe (Collaborative lawyer & Family law arbitrator)

What is your position and what you do on a day-to-day basis? On paper I am sole principal of a...

Online divorce by 2017 - or is the jury still out? 01 MAR 2016

Online divorce by 2017 - or is the jury still out?

According to the media today, digital divorces are just a click away. By 2017, couples splitting...

DB v DLJ [2016] EWHC 324 (Fam) 25 FEB 2016

DB v DLJ [2016] EWHC 324 (Fam)

In DB v DLJ [2016] EWHC 324 (Fam), Mostyn J has given judgment in favour of the husband on his...

Divorce centres: Progress report 15 JUL 2015

Divorce centres: Progress report

We have been monitoring the progress of the new divorce centres. Recently Twitter has...

Divorce centres: the South East – Bury your marriage? 27 MAY 2015

Divorce centres: the South East – Bury your marriage?

‘How will the new Bury St Edmunds Divorce Centre affect family law practice in the South East?’...