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iFLG welcomes new solicitor

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 04 Apr, 2016

The International Family Law Group LLP is delighted to welcome Emma Nash.

No residual jurisdiction under Brussels II for divorcing Dutch nationals

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 22 Mar, 2016

The Brussels Regulation, generally known as Brussels II bis, was originally introduced in March 2000.

Its Name is Bury…and it Runs the Fastest Family Court in the West

by Stuart Clark / 07 Mar, 2016

(with apologies to Ernie and his Milk Float)

Hannah Budd appears on BBC Breakfast and BBC Look East

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 18 Feb, 2016

Hannah Budd, partner of The International Family Law Group LLP, appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning to discuss issues in relation to issues of international adoption.

Diplomatic immunity and other ways to avoid Family Court obligations

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 11 Feb, 2016

A trio of recently reported cases have shown the steps some will go to avoid their obligations to their spouse or former spouse, as determined by the English family court.  Fortunately in each case they were entirely unsuccessful and considerable praise is deserved to the judges and to the lawyer

Priority of proceedings under EU Brussels II: An Irish High Court decision may mean all change after 15 years of practice

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 04 Jan, 2016

On Wednesday 2 December 2015, Ireland’s High Court by its most senior family court judge, Mr Justice Henry Abbott, handed down a decision, just published, in an Anglo Irish case which dramatically changes expectations of what is needed across the EU to gain priority of proceedings.

iFLG response to EU consultation on the future of the EU Mediation Directive

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 21 Dec, 2015

The International Family Law Group LLP has responded to the recent EU consultation on the future of the EU Mediation Directive. This important EU law of 2008 came into force in May 2011 with the intention of strongly encouraging the use of mediation, and also incidentally other ADR, in both cross

The Child Abduction Lawyers Association launches its new website

by Helen Blackburn / 18 Dec, 2015

The Child Abduction Lawyers Association (“CALA”) has launched its new website which can be accessed by clicking here.

Conclusions and recommendations about the Hague 2007 Maintenance Convention from the HCCH conference held in Hong Kong in November 2015

by Lucy Greenwood / 15 Dec, 2015

In early November the Hague Conference on Private International Law held a global conference in Hong Kong on child support and family maintenance, with specific reference to the Hague 2007 Maintenance Convention. Lucy Greenwood of IFLG

Two small steps towards a digital Family Court

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 10 Dec, 2015

Those of us who have been campaigning since the last years of the last century for the use of digital resources in the family courts have felt as if we have been crying in the wilderness for someone to hear us but with our voices deafened by the need for other reforms and with other resistance to

iFLG attend The Hague Conference on Global Recovery of Child Support and Family Maintenance

by Lucy Greenwood / 10 Nov, 2015

Lucy Greenwood, partner at iFLG is currently attending and presenting at The Hague Conference on Global Recovery of Child Support and Family Maintenance in Asia Pacific and Worldwide...

Helen Blackburn and Mandeep Gill of iFLG elected Chair and Treasurer of the Child Abduction Lawyers Association

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 27 Oct, 2015

Helen Blackburn and Mandeep Gill were elected Chair and Treasurer of CALA (the Child Abduction Lawyers Association) at CALA’s AGM earlier this month.

iFLG lecture on topical issues affecting the profession

by Lucy Loizou / 26 Oct, 2015

David Hodson OBE and Lucy Loizou, both partners at The International Family Law Group LLP are today speaking to fellow family law practitioners in London on topical issues affecting the profession.

iFLG sponsor Jordan's International Family Law Conference 2015

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 21 Oct, 2015

The International Family Law Group LLP are proud sponsors of the Jordans International Family Law Conference 2015 that is taking place today at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington. 

Delegates will enjoy a series of presentations from leading international family law specialists. 

iFLG present to the University of Law

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 20 Oct, 2015

David Hodson OBE, Lucy Loizou and Michael Allum of The International Family Law Group LLP today gave a presentation at the University of Law  to over 100 students who are considering a career in family law. 

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