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Recitals, indemnities and third-party orders: overturning old orthodoxies of orders

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 16 Oct, 2015

In financial proceedings, can the family court order one party to indemnify the other for various debts and liabilities? Can it order one party to make payments to a third party?

Supreme Court gives judgment in non-disclosure and fraud cases.

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 14 Oct, 2015

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the cases of Sharland and Gohil.

iFLG partners lecture on the categorisation of assets and spousal maintenance

by Lucy Loizou / 14 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 Bristol on topical issues a

Mandeep Gill shortlisted for Jordan's "International Family Lawyer of the Year" award

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 07 Oct, 2015

The International Family Law Group LLP is delighted to announce that Mandeep Gill, an Associate at the firm, has been shortlisted for International Family Lawyer of the Year in this years’ Jordan’s Family Law Awards.

iFLG praised as having "exceptional lawyers" by the Legal 500

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 30 Sep, 2015

The 2015 edition of the Legal 500 has described The International Family Law Group LLP has having “exceptional lawyers”.

David Hodson to speak on international maintenance issues in Hong Kong

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 01 Sep, 2015

The International Family Law Group LLP are pleased to announce that David Hodson has been invited to speak by the Hague Conference on Private International Law at their conference in Hong Kong in November 2015.

"I Can See You!"

by Lucy Greenwood / 28 Aug, 2015

Will the Government’s announcement today about seeking to make the true ownership of properties more transparent impact on family law?

iFLG's David Hodson OBE appointed professor at The University of Law

by Ann Thomas / 26 Aug, 2015

David Hodson OBE, MCIArb, partner and co-founder of the International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG), has been appointed a Visiting Professor by the University of Law (ULaw) as part of their first ever panel of 11 newly created Visiting Professors. The University of Law is the UK's longest-establish

Greece Joins EU Law of Applicable Law on Divorce

by Lucy Loizou / 29 Jul, 2015

Today, 29 July 2015, Greece becomes the 16th EU country to incorporate European legislation known as the Rome III Regulation into its own domestic law.

The purpose is to decide and determine which law should be used in cross- border divorces.

EU Court Decides Best Interests Test as Forum for Child Maintenance

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 27 Jul, 2015

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has handed down a judgement giving a very important ruling on forum in child maintenance claims, particularly when there are divorce or other proceedings in another EU member state.  In doing so it has followed a fairly radical Opinion of the CJEU Advocate General and given priority to the best interests of the child in a finance dispute claim.  It has said that child maintenance claims should be brought in the jurisdiction of parental responsibility proceedings (where the children are habitually resident) even if there are other divorce or divorce related finance proceedings continuing in another member state.

Increase In Family Court Fees: The International Perspective and the Impact on Family Disputes

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 24 Jul, 2015

The UK government announced yesterday, 22 July 2015, a significant increase in court fees for civil and family law work including the increase which grabbed most of the headlines namely the fee for a divorce petition increasing from £410 to £550.  Admittedly this is out for consultation but given

All Change for London Family Lawyers: An International Perspective

by Stuart Clark / 15 Jul, 2015

A number of changes to the administration of family justice in London come into force this month, July 2015 and the key words for London family court users are “centralisation” and “complexity.”

National justice delayed is international justice denied

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 24 Jun, 2015

At the IAML European chapter conference meeting in Seville, Spain, in March 2015 we had a very interesting lecture on Spanish family law.

Jordan's "The International Family Law Practice" published

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 22 Jun, 2015

Jordan's Legal Publishers have published the fourth edition of "The International Family Law Practice".

Lucy Loizou lectures at Resolution Money Conference in Leeds

by Lucy Loizou / 12 Jun, 2015

Lucy Loizou, Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP has today attended and lectured at the annual one day financial conference run by national family law organsation, Resolution.

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