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
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Financial remedy practitioners may be interested to note that the annual "Money Talks" seminar, hosted by No5 Chambers, will take place this year on 16th September 2015 at Birmingham Council House. For further details and booking, see here....Read More
In the light of the President of the Family Division's recent and repeated reiterations of the importance of compliance with FPR PD27A (the court bundle practice direction), and the stark consequences that may follow for any party who fails to comply (see here), we have produced...Read More
All public law family practitioners should now use the latest Case Management Order, which has been reformatted (see explanatory note for rationale). It is known as 'May 2014 version 2'....Read More
You may be aware that Foster Care Fortnight has just drawn to a conclusion. The campaign by The Fostering Network seeks to raise awareness and recruit foster carers, and there have been events held by local authorities across the county, including Leicester City Council and Leicestershire...Read More
The Court of Appeal has issued a timely reminder of the importance of proper compliance with Part 25 Family Procedure Rules and s.13 Children and Families Act when seeking to rely on any expert evidence within family proceedings. The Father's appeal against the Circuit Judge's refusal...Read More
Leicester Law Society will be hosting a Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act/ Schedule One Children Act seminar on 30th June in conjunction with KCH Garden Square Chambers. Further details and booking here....Read More