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Quickfire HNW Divorce: Hot Topics in Finances & Children

by Paula Fox / 28 Sep, 2020

The iFLG team, chaired by David Hodson OBE MCIArb participated in a live virtual conference called 'Quickfire HNW Divorce: Hot Topics in Finances & Children' on 24 September 2020, hosted by

Family law leaves the EU: the law on 1 January 2021

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 16 Sep, 2020

Partner David Hodson OBE MCIArb, summarises the law from January 2021 when EU laws will no longer apply in new cases. Second in his series of 3 articles on family law and EU exit.

Helen Blackburn is listed as 'Lawyer of the Week'

by Helen Blackburn / 10 Sep, 2020

Helen Blackburn, solicitor and partner at The International Family Law Group LLP, acted for the mother of 6 and 8 year old children in the Court of Appeal - the High Court had ruled that she had wrongfully retained her children in England after moving in July 2018 from Germany.

Financial remedy consent order applications: mandation of online applications

by Stuart Clark / 09 Sep, 2020

With mandatory online applications coming into effect on 24 August 2020, Partner Stuart Clark shares his insight into the new processes and HMCTS's work in digitising services.

Only four months left to obtain English pension sharing orders from abroad

by ANONYMOUS (not verified) / 07 Sep, 2020

Authors Michael Allum and David Hodson OBE MCIArb.

Family law leaves the EU: the conjunctive or disjunctive interpretation resolved by EU guidance

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 07 Sep, 2020

David Hodson covers the helpful guidance given by the EU last week to resolve differences of interpretation, which has a vital importance for practitioners in their work this autumn and winter in EU cross-border cases.

What is a child’s habitual residence? The Court of Appeal reconfirms the correct approach the court should take to determine this issue

by Helen Blackburn / 04 Sep, 2020

Although the concept of habitual residence plays a crucial role worldwide in determining a family court’s jurisdiction regarding children, it is not defined in statutes, international conventions, or treaties in which it features.