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Anne-Marie Hutchinson, head of the children department with London firm Dawson Cornwell, passed away on 2 October after an illness, her firm Dawson Cornwell announced.Described as "one of the...
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As we approach the end of the continuing competence year for solicitors, LexisNexis is conducting some research into how the learning habits of solicitors may have changed over the past year and how...
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Busy!  It actually has not stopped!  I have envied friends and family who posted on social media of their latest hobbies – whether this is baking, long walks, yoga or watercolours as I...
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International Family Law journal is delighted to announce the appointment of two new editors: Barbara Mills QC and Michael Edwards. We interviewed them about their careers.What is your job, and what...
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Dr Sue Farran, Reader in Law, Newcastle Law SchoolProfessor Jennifer Corrin, Professor of Law, TC Beirne School of LawKeywords: Customary adoption - Torres Strait, cultural practices - Pacific Island...
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The latest statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show the impact that Covid-19 has had on the family court.From the Statistician's comment: "The impacts of Covid-19 can be seen in...
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Simon Sugar, 1GC Family LawOn the 24 February 2020 His Honour Judge Hess delivered judgment in the Family Court sitting in Swindon following a three-day final hearing. Unusually for the Family Court...
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Tom Harrill, St Ives ChambersFamily law sits at the cutting edge of science. As the bounds of medicine and technology are pushed ever further the law must respond. Part two considers assisted...
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5 October 2020

Working with Counsel
Why would a solicitor work with a barrister on a family law case?Is it anachronistic and wasteful?Nope. We take a look at the advantages to both solicitor and client of...
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Tahmina Rahman, Barrister, 4 Brick Court ChambersThis article considers the implications of the Court of Appeal case of Re A, B and C (Adoption: Notification of Fathers and Relatives) [2020] [2020]...
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