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David Hodson on International Family Law: Sixth World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights

Date:8 APR 2013

International Family Law Practice by David Hodson

David Hodson

This major family law conference takes place every four years and occurred in Sydney Australia 17-20 March 2013. Its leading place in the family law calendar derives from its crucial mix of hard law black letter practice with multidisciplinary presentations from academics researchers and others with the fundamental extra ingredient of inspirational talks on wider family law issues especially affecting children across the world. The sixth World Congress was one of the best and is a good portent for its future

Previous World Congresses have taken place in San Francisco Cape Town Bath England and Canada. One bedrock has been the emphasis on the rights of children and seeking ways in which those rights recognised by the United...

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