The FPRC want views from practitioners on whether Calderbank offers should be admissible in considering conduct for the purposes of r28.3 FPR. The deadline for responding is 31 October 2019. So what are the pros and cons?
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It was heartening to see Sir Andrew McFarlane, the new President of the Family Division, and Sir James Munby, the former President, open their discussion at the PSU ‘Future of the Family Division’ event in October by talking about the importance of wellbeing for family law professionals.
The rules around the validation of overseas divorces are not clear-cut, and may require expert evidence from the country where the divorce was obtained
The degree of recalcitrance in this case was rare but not unique, and reminds practitioners to ensure clients comply with their obligations, including full and frank disclosure, from the outset
Making sure LiPs know the purpose of individual hearings on the day, as well as – more generally – understanding their point of view, can help them without compromising our client’s best interests
A practitioner’s guide to obtaining external funding in financial remedies cases
Our new guide sets out the steps members should take to ensure they have arrangements in place and know what to do if you are concerned for a child or young person
Top tips on running collaborative cases and getting the best out of teams
The DR conference keynote address heard that, even in the most extreme conflicts, dialogue, listening and mediation can help build bridges
Families come “in all shapes and sizes” and the law is constantly evolving to respond to changing circumstances. This workshop at the Dispute Resolution Conference 2018 ran through some of the key developments and Mary Raymont reports back on it.
The Henry Brown Lecture at the Dispute Resolution Conference 2018 was delivered by Dr Amita Sehgal, a psychoanalytic couple psychotherapist with the Balint Consultancy. Annmarie Carvalho provides an overview.