Entitled "The Changing Face of Family Law in 2015", the Birmingham Law Society is holding a conference in conjunction with Resolution on Saturday 3rd October. Headed by a keynote speech from Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, there is an impressive lineup of speakers, including...Read More
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Please find attached a booking form and a programme for this year's Family Justice Day taking place on Friday 9th October 2015 at Stamford Court, Oadby. The theme of the day is Vulnerable Adults and Children: Justice for All? The line up of speakers is very impressive and the...Read More
HHJ Bellamy has today issued a practice note to have immediate effect with respect to listing contested hearings in the Family Court at Leicester. All local practitioners must read the note and be aware of its requirements as there are significant obligations on the parties as to...Read More
The concept of “parental responsibility” may sound like a very simple idea, but it is actually a surprisingly complicated legal term. S.3(1) Children Act 1989 defines parental responsibility as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has...Read More
Please find attached the poster for this year's LLFJB Family Justice Day. The theme of the day is 'Vulnerable Adults and Children: Justice for All?'. The line up of main speakers is, as always, extremely impressive, as are the workshops. Please register your interest: email@example.com for the...Read More
Family practitioners will be aware of the increasing demand - from both within the family justice system and outside of it - for "transparency" around decisions made in the Family Court. HHJ Bellamy has produced a Local Practice Guidance which helpfully summarises the leading principles about...Read More