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For journalists writing about family law, we have a number of spokespeople available for comment. To arrange an interview or get further information on family law issues email our Communications team.

Policy briefing September 2018

As we edge closer to securing no-fault divorce this policy briefing looks at developments in court modernisation, supporting vulnerable people and reform for cohabiting couples.

Mature woman with black eye is victim of domestic violence and abuse.

Resolution, The Law Society and Women’s Aid issue joint call to Government to urgently ban cross-examination of victims by their abusers in the family courts

Resolution, The Law Society and Women’s Aid have issued a joint call to the government to urgently bring forward promised legislation banning the cross-examination of domestic abuse victims by alleged perpetrators in the family courts, ahead of a parliamentary debate on the progress in protecting victims of domestic abuse in the family courts today (Wednesday 18thJuly).

Tony McGovern wins LALY for family law

Resolution lawyer Tony McGovern celebrated as Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

Resolution lawyer Tony McGovern of Creighton & Partners was celebrated by his peers last night, receiving a Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) award in the Family (including mediation) category. He has been practicing for over 20 years, specialising in cases of utmost complexity. His clients are often troubled and damaged and in 2017 he successfully appealed a court circuit decision, giving a mother and her children the chance to have their Article 6 rights upheld.