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The Hague 1970 Divorce Recognition Convention: filling an EU divorce gap?

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 30 Mar, 2017




A Culture of Change: Family Law and Inter-Ethnic Families

by Fatimah Basama / 30 Mar, 2017

We have seen a change in the demography of our society with the increase in families of mixed ethnicities in recent years.

Commentary on the House of Commons Justice Committee Report on implications of Brexit for the justice system

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 26 Mar, 2017



Whose fault is it anyway?

by Lucy Loizou / 24 Mar, 2017

The second highest Court in England (the Court of Appeal) has today refused to allow a wife to obtain a divorce against her husband. The case highlights the fundamental need for reform in this area of the law. Archaic and out of date laws have produced a judgment that many see as unfair.

Divorce jurisdiction after Brexit

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 16 Mar, 2017

Since the EU referendum, David Hodson of iFLG has been working on what should be the divorce jurisdiction of our country once we leave the European Union.  At the moment divorce jurisdiction is found in EU statutes.  David  made proposals to an EU family law working group based in London consisti

Jamaica joins the international family law community

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 07 Mar, 2017

We were delighted to learn today that Jamaica has joined the 1980 Child Abduction Convention.  In doing so, it has also become the 150th state to be connected to the Hague Conference on Private International Law.  It is the 97th contracting state to the child abduction Conve