FPR Rule Change Update – April 2024

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FPR Rule Change Update - April 2024

Thursday 25 April 2024 (12.00 – 13.15)

With the Family Procedure Rules changing to strengthen the requirement for every case to be considered for resolution away from court where appropriate and possible, Resolution is hosting a free webinar open to members and non-members.

The session will be chaired by:
Elaine Richardson

Elaine Richardson worked as a family solicitor for over 25 years. She is a collaborative practitioner and accredited child inclusive mediator.

Elaine now supervises other mediators and family lawyers, is a mediation coach and a trainer. Elaine is also the vice chair of Resolution’s Dispute Resolution Committee.

The panel will include:
Graeme Fraser

Graeme has specialised in family law throughout his career of over 20 years. He has considerable experience in advising on financial settlements involving complex assets and substantial wealth, and on cohabitation, for which he holds the Resolution specialist accreditation.

Graeme is the Chair of Resolution’s Cohabitation Committee and also sits as a member on the FPR Committee.

District Judge Dewinder Birk

Judge Birk began her judicial career in 2020 when she was appointed to the role of District Judge.

Judge Birk sits as a member of the FPR Committee.

Donna Goodsell

Donna is a collaboratively trained solicitor.  She enjoys Advanced Level membership of the Law Society Family Law Panel and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in both Complex Financial Disputes and Children Law. Donna is a member of the Resolution Dispute Resolution and Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committees.  She also acts as a mentor.


Join us for this online lunchtime session via zoom on Thursday 25 April 12.00-1.15pm where you will hear more about the rule changes and have the opportunity to ask questions.

Should you have a question you would like to submit in advance of the webinar please email training@resolution.org.uk


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