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The Review
The Review Issue 213

The Review Issue 213

For every issue of The Review we will be publishing the articles here in the Knowledge and Resources section of our website as well as the pdf of the printed version.

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Good Practice Guide
Resolution’s Good Practice Guides

Resolution’s Good Practice Guides

As part of Resolution's Code of Practice members are asked to use the Good Practice Guides as part of their day to day work. These represent Resolution's core value and are designed to offer knowledge and guidance to our members.

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The Review

The Review Issue 212

With the outbreak of Covid-19 many of you will not be at your offices to receive your printed copy of The Review but help is at hand. For every issue we will be publishing the articles here in the Knowledge and Resources section of our website as well as the pdf of the printed version.

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The Review

Spotlight on wellbeing

A key theme of this year’s Resolution National Conference was wellbeing. We are all currently well aware of the additional strain that family lawyers are under at the moment due to increased workloads, juggling working from home with the office, and managing and working with our clients in these difficult and unprecedented times.

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Workplace trauma

“Trauma does not just happen to other people - it happens to us, our friends and family and our neighbours. While humans are an extremely resilient species, able to rebound from relentless wars, family violence and man-made disasters, experiences like these inevitably leave traces: on our minds, our emotions and even our biology and immune systems. This matters not just to those who are directly affected, but to the people around them.”

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Team work makes the collaborative dream work!

I was delighted to have been able to attend so many great sessions during the week of Resolution’s National Conference this year. As an enthusiastic collaborative practitioner and arbitrator, I was keen to sign up to the session on the new collaborative participation agreement, hosted by Angela Lake-Carroll and Adele Ballantyne.

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The role of the lawyer in the mediation process

As family lawyers, we are used to referring parties to mediation, but it is rare for us to have insight into what actually goes on at those sessions and the importance of the conversations that take place there. Mary Raymont and Margaret Kelly-Edwards took the participants of this workshop, “The role of the lawyer in the mediation process”, swiftly into the world of role play, only too familiar to those who are qualified as mediators.

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The Review

The Family Solutions Initiative

Every now and again there are moments in our journey as family lawyers which give pause and inspire us to re-examine the well-trodden path we have become so familiar with. As Resolution members, we are all well-versed in the range of non-court processes available to separating families (never more beautifully summarised than in Angela Lake-Carroll’s “Staircase of Opportunities”) and we no doubt endeavour to provide an early steer to our clients on the options which may be best suited to their circumstances.

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Improving the effectiveness of FDRs

Family lawyers are always avidly aware that a successful FDR hearing, or at the very least a clear indication, can make or break a case. The indications are important to move the matter forward and limit unnecessary expenditure, but also to guide both the client and the practitioner as to the likely interpretation of the court regarding the issues in dispute.

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The use of intermediaries in the Family Court

This year I was lucky enough to be able to attend my very first Resolution National Conference. As a new associate member and in the current online climate, I was very much keeping an open mind in relation to what to expect. I have to say that with each presentation the experience became more and more enjoyable; a very insightful week indeed.

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