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A Day in the life of the new International Family Law journal editors

Date:9 DEC 2020
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International Family Law journal is delighted to announce the appointment of two new editors: Barbara Mills QC and Michael Edwards. We interviewed them about their careers.

What is your job and what do you do on a day-to-day basis?

ME: I am a barrister at 4 Paper Buildings specialising in international family law. I am in court every day (almost all virtually currently) representing parents and children usually where there has been a child abduction.

BMQC: I am a barrister mediator and arbitrator. I also sit as a Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit. I specialise in all aspect of the law in relation to children with an emphasis on private children law. My focus every day is assisting parties to resolve their complex disputes and how the day unfolds depends on the particular case that I have on that day.

How long have you been in this role and what brought you here?

ME: Ten years now. I studied history at university which taught me to read quickly and to be sceptical. All good training...

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