We bring together a selection of digital resources and learning materials that can be accessed to learn at home.
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This guidance for Family and County Court Judges through the COVID-19 pandemic was issued by the Judiciary of England and Wales on 23 March 2020.
During this time of special arrangements for everyone due to the Coronavirus outbreak we are aware that all our members are doing their upmost to continue to serve the needs of clients.
The president of the family division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has issued the following guidance which should be followed with immediate effect by all levels of the Family Court and in the High Court Family Division.
Find resources on mediation, collaborative practice, arbitration and more.
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.
The current crisis and the problems that the courts are facing has shone a new light on how we practice and the solutions we can offer our clients.
There have been many mentions of arbitration and changes. What’s that all about?
During this global pandemic we are all having to operate in new ways and really understand the pressures and situations that people are facing. For those of you with Muslim colleagues and clients the period of Ramadan starts on the 23rd or 24th of April and lasts for either 29 or 30 days. With the current pandemic this may cause additional pressures for them so this article will provide you with more information in order to support them.
Adele Ballantyne, Director of Eleda Consultancy and Marcie Shaoul Director of Rolling Stone Coaching have come together to talk about how to effectively build online relationships with clients. Both Adele and Marcie have extensive experience of working with clients online and their work depends on quickly building a trusting mutual relationship to allow forward movement for their clients. Here they share some simple, effective strategies for working from home so that you can get the best from your meetings and more importantly build easy and solid rapport with your clients in a virtual way.
Listen to the Children Update presented at Resolution's National Conference 2019 by Elspeth Thomson and Samantha Little (5th April 2019).
Resolution is producing regular briefings on Brexit. This is the March 2019 edition.
On 6 March 2019 a select group of family lawyers came together in Resolution’s new offices to discuss the ‘mad riddle’ of Brexit, and the implications of a no deal scenario. Are there any positive possibilities on the horizon – the end of the EU Maintenance Regime perhaps? Or are we throwing away decades of careful co-operation, just as international elements of separation are on the rise? The debate may be academic by the time you are reading this, but the issues are likely to be in play one way or another for years to come.
Resolution held a roundtable discussion to consider the possible implications for family law practitioners of the UK exiting from the EU without a deal.
A follow up to our previous joint note with The Law Society providing guidance to family law solicitors in the case of a no-deal exit from the EU.
Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children issue joint guidance for family lawyers in case of a no-deal scenario.
Resolution is producing regular briefings on Brexit. This is the February 2019 edition.
This presentation looks at how you can develop your communication skills by better understanding different communication styles of clients and colleagues.
Annmarie Carvalho (Carvalho Mediation & Therapy) and Lauren Guy (Family Law Partners) discuss the issues in wellness in family law.
Resolution is producing regular briefings on Brexit. This is the January 2019 edition.
Resolution and the Law Society provide joint guidance for family law solicitors in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
This podcast is presented by James Pirrie (Family Law in Partnership), Kate Hart (Roffe Swayne) and Roger Isaacs (Milstead Langdon).
Different talks looking at the relationship between equal civil partnerships and cohabitation reform
Resolution developed an innovative new service called Family Matters. It aimed to help separated parents collaborate more effectively in the best interests of their children and involved the services of a new type of practitioner – a ‘Family Matters Guide’.
This HMCTS Family Reform event was aimed at family law practitioners and professional court users but was also relevant to anyone interested in the future reform of the administration of the family court.
Resolution's Legal Aid Committee has prepared this response to the Legal Aid Agency on the amended costs assessment guidance.
Resolution is producing regular briefings on Brexit. This is the August 2018 edition.
Resolution's written evidence to the Economic Affairs Committee on the implications of abolishing the retail price index.
This session with Margaret Kelly and Therese Nichols, looks at how to prepare for and conduct that all important first meeting with a new client armed with the options available and the confidence to match a new client to the most suitable process.