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New vacancy for Paralegal to join our growing practice

by Madeleine Gordon / 15 Nov, 2017

A great opportunity to join a growing practice in central London. We are currently looking for a Family Law Paralegal.  Role would suit LPC Graduate. Second languages preferred but not essential.  

Domestic Abuse: Protecting Children in the Family Court

by Emma Nash / 14 Nov, 2017

On 2 October 2017, an amended practice direction came into force in the family courts: Practice Direction 12J Child Arrangements and Contact Orders: Domestic Abuse and Harm (PD12J).

I spy a rare white leopard – sharing non-matrimonial assets on divorce

by Stuart Clark / 01 Nov, 2017

Inspired by a recent Halloween costume party where my colleague Emma Nash and I dressed as that rarest of things, a white leopard, I present here a short guide to how English law treats what is known as “non-matrimonial property” on divorce.

Are covert recordings starting to ‘bug’ the Court?

by Helen Blackburn / 01 Nov, 2017

Covert recordings are now an increasingly common feature of family law proceedings.

What financial resources need to be disclosed in an English divorce settlement?

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 30 Oct, 2017

A final financial settlement in the family courts in England and Wales can only reliably occur when there has been disclosure to both sides of the financial resources of each.  But what does financial resources mean?  In particular what does it mean for international families and those with complex financial circumstances?

How do I choose the right family lawyer for my case?

by Lucy Greenwood / 20 Oct, 2017

When faced with the often painful and frightening reality of a relationship breakdown, it is fundamentally important that you choose the right family law solicitor to help you with legal proceedings. Making the wrong decision could have a severely detrimental impact on your case.

Associate Emma Nash invited to speak at Autumn Family Law Seminar

by Madeleine Gordon / 19 Oct, 2017

The International Family Law Group LLP’s Associate Emma Nash will be speaking on Thursday 26th October at St Andrew’s Hill Autumn Family Law Seminar.

David Hodson Awarded Honorary Professor of Law at University of Leicester

by Madeleine Gordon / 18 Oct, 2017

The International Family Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Partner and co-founder David Hodson OBE MICArb has been awarded  Honorary Professor in Law at the University of Leicester.  The accolade was given on 29th September 2017.

Divorce forum disputes: when dual nationality may not be a possibility

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 13 Oct, 2017

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iFLG receives high praise in Legal 500 UK 2017

by Madeleine Gordon / 11 Oct, 2017

iFLG have been described as “one of the top firms in international family law in England” and listed in the 2nd tier for ‘Private client: Family and 2nd tier in Private client: Family Mediation’ in this year’s Legal 500 UK Guide.

New and exciting opportunity to join IFLG as Practice Director

by Madeleine Gordon / 09 Oct, 2017

The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) is recruiting for an experienced Senior Practice Director.

Child abduction returns trumped by asylum claims

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 26 Sep, 2017

David Hodson, Marianna Michaelides and Lauren Bovington 

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Innovative New International Family Law Arbitration Scheme Launched Today in Fiji

by Madeleine Gordon / 04 Sep, 2017

A new and innovative arbitration scheme has been launched today (4 September 2017) at the 16th Australian Family Lawyers Conference, held in Fiji.  

Landmark decision handed down by the Indian Supreme Court finds the practice of “triple talaq” to be unconstitutional

by Fatimah Basama / 29 Aug, 2017

In May 2017, the Indian Supreme Court formally opened hearings into a number of applications challenging, among other issues, the constitutionality of the practice of “triple talaq” in Islam.

Government’s latest position paper on cross border civil judicial co-operation

by Michael Allum / 22 Aug, 2017

At 12pm on Tuesday 22 August 2017 the Government published their position paper regarding cross border civil judicial c

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