13th View from the President’s Chambers

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The 13th View from the President’s Chambers has been published.  It can be downloaded from the President’s page here.


The “View” focusses primarily upon:

The recent reports from the Financial Remedies Working Group and the Children and Vulnerable Witnesses Working Group

The President’s Transparency Consultation Paper

The work of the Family Justice Young People’s Board

The unresolved issue of expert funding in family cases and assistance for litigants in person

His suggestions for reform of the process of divorce and financial relief proceedings

The ongoing process of standardisation of draft court orders


The President also speaks in praise of the Family Court Practice (“Red Book”) and its publishers Jordan Publishing as an essential text for family lawyers.


The guidance document published by Advicenow with respect to financial remedy proceedings is available to download from our Information and Advice Centre.