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Top Ten Myths in International Family Law

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about international family law issues. Here is our top 10:

Legal Relationship Advice: 'Knowledge is Power'

Partner Lucy Greenwood offers practical advice and guidance in this article, for those looking for legal relationship advice as we ease out of lockdown.

Love During Lockdown: Cohabitation Rights

This article by Lucy Greenwood and Feriha Tayfur offers some information on legal rights for cohabiting couples following the recent announcement by the UK’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer.

Til Death Do Us Part?

On 31 December 2019 England* introduced heterosexual civil partnerships.  Prior to then only same- sex couples could enter civil partnerships in England.
There seems to be much confusion and misunderstanding caused by the introduction of heterosexual civil partnerships in England.

International Considerations for Couples In Civil Partnerships

As England approaches the anticipated Introduction of Civil Partnerships for opposite sex couples by 31 December 2019, Lucy Greenwood, Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP, considers some International points for couples In Civil Partnerships to consider 

International Forum on Online Courts London, December 2018: an international family lawyer’s perspective

Professor David Hodson OBE MICArb, Partner, The International Family Law Group, provides a family lawyer’s perspective of the matters arising at the inaugural International Forum on Online Courts.

What to expect in your first meeting with a family law solicitor

Booking an initial appointment to see a solicitor can feel like a very daunting experience. It doesn’t need to be that way.  This gives some guidance on what to expect together with some pointers of what you can do in advance to get the most out of your first meeting with a solicitor and make it time and cost effective.   

Reflections on Family Law: What is ‘Family’?

Michael Allum & Emma Chowdhury

Judgment highlights need for reform

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the matter of R (on the application of Steinfeld and another) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for the International Development (in substitution for the Home Secretary and the Education Secretary) (Respondent) [2017] EWCA Civ 81.

When young love comes to an end; arranging the finances after a short marriage or civil partnership

Stuart Clark, associate solicitor at The International Family Law Group LLP, discusses practical points to consider when separating after a short marriage or civil partnership.