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Resolution's books, leaflets and publications are indispensible resources for family justice professionals.See all our books, leaflets and publications
From online training to evening sessions, one-day events to our two-day National Conference, and bite-size audio to training that leads to a qualification, we offer range of training to suit your needs.See all our training and events
The Resolution family finance forum is suitable for all practitioners in family law who want to gain a deeper understanding of family law-related financial issues.
This one day course from Jacinta Gallant will focus on conflict skills for family professionals. It explores how asking about the parties' hopes and diving deeply into their perceived threats can bring fresh air to our family law work.
As part of the new standards for child inclusive mediation, mediators who are currently trained to consult directly with children and young people are required to attend a one day professional development day to have an opportunity to update their practice to encompass the new model for child inclusive mediation.
Gain the skills to return to work from a career break with confidence.
This two day course provides an invaluable opportunity for all family lawyers to explore, learn, refresh, and re-examine their advocacy skills.
This one day training course by Adele Ballantyne explores the insights from relationship psychology, for family lawyers and other professionals into divorce and separation. Both in terms of how divorce and separation impacts on clients and on family professionals themselves.
Resolution membership helps you develop your network, meet other professionals and become part of a community. Resolution is run for members by members and committees lead the way on much of our work.Find out about all our committees
The Cohabitation Committee works to promote good practice in family law and family justice for cohabitants. This year they published a second edition of the Resolution Cohabitation Claims book and they are developing a new edition of the Cohabitation Agreements.
The Litigants in Person (LiPs) Committee was set up to respond to the increasing number of LiPs in the family justice system. They help members working with LiPs and they help LiPs with information to improve their experience of the system.
Resolution’s success lies in the fact that it is run by members, who are practitioners with hands-on experience. The National Committee (NC) brings together a core group of members to lead the organisation, set the strategy and oversee the finances, making sure we’re doing all we can to achieve our vision and mission.
YRes is Resolution’s network of family law professionals at the start of their careers. The committee makes sure YRes remains at the heart of all Resolution work and junior practitioners are integrated with Resolution at all levels, both regionally and nationally. This year the committee is putting on a conference for YRes members.
Resolution’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme recognises members who demonstrate excellence in the practice of family law and in their specific areas of expertise. Accredited specialists are highly competent and our accreditation is a mark of excellence in practice, recognised by the public, members, the judiciary and the Legal Aid Agency.Find out more about our accreditation
Lawyer members applying for Specialist Accreditation must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of law, procedure and practice. They their skills, proficiency and experience in specialist areas of family law are also assessed.
Resolution's specialist accreditation scheme recognises financial advisor members who demonstrate a high level of skills, proficiency and experience in their work.
Our members write and create expert resources, articles and information, you can access them all and and stay informed online.Access information, articles and resources to help you with your work
Find resources on mediation, collaborative practice, arbitration and more.
Listen to the Finance Update presented at Resolution's National Conference 2019 by Grant Howell and Andrew Newbury (5th April 2019).
Listen to the Children Update presented at Resolution's National Conference 2019 by Elspeth Thomson and Samantha Little (5th April 2019).
Non-married cohabiting relationships look set to continue to increase year on year, so advising clients embarking on cohabitation, those already living together wanting to understand their ‘rights’ and those whose cohabiting relationship has broken down, will form an increasing part of the workload of family lawyers. This guide aims to assist Resolution members and their conveyancing lawyer colleagues to manage these cases effectively, in accordance with our Code of Practice.
Family courts in England and Wales are increasingly dealing with international family law cases – much more so than even just a few years ago – indeed there is every likelihood that Brexit will increase the amount of litigation in England and Wales.
Good practice guidance for mediator members of Resolution. The handbook explains the principles of mediation, the requirements of the Family Mediation Council’s (FMC) Code of Practice and sets a framework for the conduct of consistent and high-quality mediation practice.