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Leicester Legal Walk

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Following the success of the London Legal Walk and other walks in cities across the country, the Leicester Legal Walk will take place on 22nd June this year.  The 10km will be led by Lord Bach and will have a Magna Carta theme.   The sponsored walk...

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His Honour Judge Bellamy’s latest Newsletter – Mediation Special

  |   Education & Training, Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Please find attached a copy of His Honour Judge Bellamy's latest Newsletter.   This newsletter addresses mediation in the family courts. The newsletter contains some very helpful contributions from local mediators and practitioners.   Furthermore, the newsletter raises awareness of the mediation services available locally for the benefit of children...

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Re BR (Proof of Facts) [2015] EWFC 41 – an examination by Jackson J of the proof of facts; a child’s likely pain response and an analysis of generic risk factors and protective measures in alleged NAI cases

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The case of Re BR (Proof of Facts) [2015] EWFC 41 follows a fact-finding hearing held in private concerning a baby who sustained a very large number of fractures. The specific details of the fact-finding hearing do not form part of this judgment, nevertheless, the Honourable...

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Critchell v Critchell [2015] EWCA Civ 436 – Judgment of the Court of Appeal restating the application of the principle in Barder v Barder (Caluori intervening) [1987] 2 FLR 480

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The case of Critchell v Critchell [2015] EWCA Civ 436 is a decision of the Court of Appeal in financial remedy proceedings.   The background to the appeal involves financial proceedings, which settled at first instance at the Financial Dispute Resolution hearing and involved modest assets. However, the...

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