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The Civil Justice Council has compiled a consultation report, Vulnerable Witnesses and Parties Within Civil Proceedings: Current Position and Recommendations For Change with recommendations on how to...
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4 September 2019

Service by Whatsapp?
In a recent dispute between cohabitees, the court has upheld an order that a claim form could be served on a defendant out of the jurisdiction by way of a Whatsapp message.The case is that of Gray v...
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Cafcass this week welcomes a new Chief Executive. Jacky’s appointment was announced in May this year and she has since been concluding her role as Director of Children’s Services...
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A YouGov poll commissioned by fathers’ rights group FNF Both Parents Matter Cymru concludes that 8 out of 10 respondents agreed that there should be a legal presumption that children should...
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LexisNexis is delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the Family Law Awards 2019.The awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday 27 November at the Ballroom South Bank, one of the most...
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The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) announced that seven top barristers make the step up from bar to bench. The seven candidates approved as High Court Judges are Frances Judd QC, Jennifer Eady...
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Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament could threaten the progress of two Bills anticipated by family law professionals – the Domestic Abuse Bill and the Divorce, Dissolution and...
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Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has published new research which shines a light on the thousands of children growing up in homeless families. The report, ‘Bleak...
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The High Court has determined that there is no bar to a litigation friend of a child or other protected party being held liable for costs, whether acting on behalf of a claimant or defendant: the...
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The survey, carried out by Fidelity International, an investment management company, found that 56% of women and 60% of men said they had no plans for what would happen to their pensions should their...
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