Our articles are written by experts in their field and include barristers, solicitors, judges, mediators, academics and professionals from a range of related disciplines. Family Law provides a platform for debate for all the important topics, from divorce and care proceedings to transparency and access to justice. If you would like to contribute please email editor@familylaw.co.uk.
A day in the life Of...
Read on

Samantha Bangham’s Week in Cases 14 June 2013

Date:14 JUN 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter Well it has been quite a momentous week for family lawyers in both divorce and childcare fields with the Supreme Court decisions being handed down in both Petrodel v Prest and Re B. It was another opportunity to watch our Supreme Court Justices in all their splendour via the Supreme Court live coverage which as you all know I do enjoy! Lord Wilson does have the most magnificent hair doesn’t he? I also really rather liked Lord Sumption’s tie.

Anyway … The first judgment to be handed down in the Supreme Court this week was Re B (Care Proceedings: Appeal) [2013] UKSC 33 [2013] 2 FLR forthcoming which concerned a mother’s appeal of a final care order in relation to her 3-year-old child. The case was one that all of the justices felt warranted their individual contributions to the judgment and each takes us through the law in this field in detail although...

Read the full article here.