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The Advent of Brussels II Recast

On 1 August 2022, all EU Member States but Denmark will adopt a revision to Regulation (EC) 2201/2003, the Brussels II bis Regulation. Helen Blackburn, at The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) discuss the key changes which will be introduced when the revision comes into force.

Business Direction Cyprus 2019

Partner Lucy Loizou is giving a presentation at The Business Direction Cyprus Conference today Friday 29 November 2019 in London.

Lucy joins an esteemed list of speakers at the event. Her presentation is on the 'Preservation of Family Wealth', covering English family law principles and the division of assets on divorce, jurisdiction for divorce in England and practical guidelines to protect family/intergenerational wealth.

Jewish Divorce - What, When and Why?

Lucy Greenwood, Partner at The International Family Group LLP who specialises in divorce, finance and forum work often with an international or cultural dimension, writes to explain why if you are a Jewish couple, whether orthodox or not, you need to be aware of Rabbinical law as well as civil family law if you divorce, particularly if you are a Jewish woman.

What to do and helpful steps to take if your relationship breaks down

Relationship breakdown and divorce are hard, but they can be even more complex for globally mobile families.

FIGT members Lucy Greenwood, Partner at iFLG and author & coach Katia Vlachos look at some of the unique issues and provide practical advice on what steps to take if this happens to you.

Current Vacancies

The International Family Law Group LLP in the heart of Covent Garden has the following two vacancies:

Family Law Solicitor (Finance Specialist)

The International Family Law Group LLP seeks a 2-3 year PQE finance solicitor to join a busy team.  Experience of private children work is also desirable but not essential.

Consular Seminar on International Families at the Romanian Embassy London

Providing consular assistance to nationals in complex international family cases can be some of the most challenging work for consuls.

General Election hits Family Law Bills

The recent decision to have a General Election on 12 December 2019 means there is now no time for Royal Assent to be given by Parliament of three very significant Family Law Bills.
These are:

Lucy Loizou LGR article in Greek Newspaper

Lucy Loizou, Partner in The International Family Law Group LLP was one of the after-dinner speakers at the London Greek Radio 30th Anniversary dinner.

Lucy, who has had her own fortnightly family law radio show on Wednesday eveings at 7.15pm, has been live on air at the station since 2010. She addressed a packed audience on how the station has helped to shape her into the professional she is today and make her the “go to divorce lawyer” for  Greek families.

The International Family Law Group LLP’s Response to the FPRC's Consultation in relation to the treatment of “Calderbank” offers when determining issues relating to costs

Question: Do you consider that offers made "without prejudice save as to costs" should be admissible in considering the "conduct" of a party for the purposes of FPR r28.3?

London Greek Radio 30th Anniversary Dinner

Sunday 27 October 2019 saw the Greek/Cypriot community come together for an evening of celebration at London’s Penridge Suite. London Greek Radio celebrated its 30th birthday with celebrity singer, Stelios Chiotis, flying from Cyprus to perform at the event.