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Forum Disputes in Children Matters

by Emma Nash / 28 Feb, 2020

When a dispute arises as to which country should have jurisdiction in relation to matters concerning children, the focus is usually on where the child in question was habitually resident at the time the application was made.

Kingston University - A career in Law

by Lucy Loizou / 28 Feb, 2020

Lucy Loizou, Solicitor and Partner at IFLG was invited to return to Kingston University where she graduated in 2002 (LLB Hons).

The Coronavirus and Family Law

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 26 Feb, 2020

The World Health Authority is on the verge of declaring the coronavirus a pandemic, a disease found significantly on more than one continent and being spread frequently between people.  How should family lawyers take this into account in the work they are undertaking for their clients, particular

Til Death Do Us Part?

by Lucy Greenwood / 18 Feb, 2020

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.

A Code of Practice for the Family Law community worldwide?

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 06 Feb, 2020

David Hodson OBE reflects on core principles of family law practice set out by the Australian Family Courts in a recent practice direction. He suggests these could be usefully adopted for global good practice.

The International Family Law Conference 2020

by Paula Fox / 03 Feb, 2020

This annual conference brings together Family Law Specalists, who will cover a wide range of topics for all Family Law Practitioners.