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

Dec 10, 2018, 17:06 PM
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Family Law students at Bristol University recently welcomed the new President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane for a Question Time with a difference.

The family law Question Time saw questions submitted by students for the President, put to Sir Andrew by the teaching team, Professor Judith MassonDr Emma Hitchings and Peter Dunne.

Questioning started gently and focused on how the President became a family lawyers, what was his hardest case as a judge and what he wanted to achieve as President.

Sir Andrew said he wanted to ensure that the Family Justice System coped well – fairly, justly and with humanity – with its ever-increasing caseload. He did not like to refer to the current position as a crisis. “It is the new normal." 

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