Natalie Gamble (NGA Law and Chair of the LGBT Family Law Institute ) and Andrew Spearman (Laytons LLP) covered the basics of the law on parenthood and gender identity for gay, lesbian and transgender and children.Listen
Hannah Saxe (Irwin Mitchell) and Richard Adams (Mayo Wynne Baxter) from Resolution's Cohabitation Committee discuss how to draft cohabitation agreements using Resolution's tools and resources.View
Adrian Barnett-Thoung-Holland (Coram Chambers) discusses how we use technology every day in our lives, from smart devices to apps, and so do clients. What information is held on those devices, and in the cloud, that could be used to achieve a fair outcome in family proceedings?Listen
Can the law keep up with changes in society?
In this presentation at Gresham College, Professor Jo Delahunty QC who was to present the keynote at Resolution's National Conference this year, discusses advances in medicine allow us to sustain life for longer, but at what cost and at whose choice? Why might the court intervene when a devout Jehovah Witness parent refuses a life-saving blood transfer to their child? Where does religious devotion end and unsafe thought begin? What about cultural and spiritual beliefs that clash with UK ‘norms’? Has the law has kept up with the changing society it regulates?
The Review - Issue 205
The latest issue of the Review (March/April) is available online now.Read more
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Guidance on modern families in the family court:
Learning at home
This is part of the Learning at home series where we bring together a selection of digital resources and learning materials.