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The President’s Address at the Annual Dinner of the Family Law Bar Association

Date:2 MAR 2015
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Formerly President of the Family Division
Speech by Sir James Munby President of the Family Division  at the Annual Dinner of the Family Law Bar Association on Friday 27 February 2015 at the Middle Temple.

Madam Chairman Mr Vice Chairman officers and members of the Association former Presidents of the Division distinguished guests fellow family practitioners –

Much has happened since the last occasion when you were kind enough to ask me to speak at this splendid event. You hardly need reminding that April last year saw the implementation of family justice reforms which are already so deeply embedded that we take them almost for granted. Care cases have been transformed – and their average length continues to fall. We are making great progress in the equally necessary transformation of private law cases. We have new family courts in West and East London created from scratch in remarkably short time under the inspirational leadership of Judy Rowe and Carol...

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