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New guidance on measures to support domestic abuse victims at court

by Megan Bennie / 23 Nov, 2020

Special measures have long been available to help victims of domestic abuse attending court.  However, the move towards remote and hybrid hearings as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has posed new and unique problems in this area. 

EU Laws continue until at least 2038 and beyond

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 17 Nov, 2020

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020.  But in matters of law it fully leaves on 31 December 2020.  But EU laws will continue to apply, and be applied, in the English family courts from 1 January 2021 onwards, probably until 2038 and perhaps beyond. 

Opportunity for 2 Family Law solicitors

by Paula Fox / 12 Nov, 2020

The International Family Law Group LLP, London is looking to recruit 2 solicitors (3+PQE) in the continued expansion of its chidren and finance teams.


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Lockdown 2: how does it affect child contact?

by Megan Bennie / 03 Nov, 2020

No sooner had clarity been obtained as to how child contact would work within and across the tier system, than the government announced its suspension in England.  From 5 November 2020, a 4-week lockdown will begin.  Thankfully though, the position on child contact is very much clearer this time