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PSL Essential Update – Big June 2015

Date:29 JUN 2015
This is the first instalment of our new monthly PSL Essential Update series highlighting the most important news articles and judgments to keep you fully informed of all the latest family law developments.

Big Vote

Fresh(ish) from the outcome of the election we wait to see what the Conservative government has in store and what impact any changes they may make will have on family law. Initially there was much made about replacing the Human Rights Act with a new British Bill of Rights however this has already been delayed – although there are still proposals to introduce reform. The government has expressed a desire to break the formal link between British courts and the European Court of Human Rights and ensure judgments of the ECHR are deemed advisory only.

Big Book

The new Family Court Practice 2015 (the Red Book to its friends) is now out both online and in print...

Read the full article here.