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Lucy Greenwood speaks at TASIS Careers Expo

by Lucy Greenwood / 07 Mar, 2020

Lucy was delighted to accept an invitation from TASIS to speak on behalf of IFLG at their Careers Expo last week.

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).

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.

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.

All Change and no Change: UK/EU Family Law on 31 January 2020

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 31 Jan, 2020

At 11 p.m. this evening, Friday, 31 January 2020, the UK leaves the European Union.  It is no longer a member in law.  The necessary legislation has gone through both the UK Parliament and the EU Parliament.  It is all change.

Could your divorce be set aside?

by Lina Khanom / 28 Jan, 2020

Most will agree that going through a divorce is very challenging both emotionally and financially and to go through it once is one too many.

A Guide to the Taxation of Spouses on Marriage and on Separation and Divorce

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 28 Jan, 2020

David Hodson OBE updates the guide to the taxation of spouses on marriage, and on separation and divorce for 2019/20.

The Fastest Divorce Law in the World?

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 27 Jan, 2020

England is about to pass into law what will be, for recipients of a divorce petition, probably the fastest divorce anywhere in the world.  The respondent may have just over six weeks’ notice from receipt, service, to the date of the final divorce decree.  It will leave the recipient with almost n

How the First English Private Prosecution will assist Jewish wives to secure a Get

by Lucy Greenwood / 22 Jan, 2020

It is essential for all Jewish wives to ensure their husbands grant them a Get. If not, some serious issues may arise for them in the future.  Without a Get, an Orthodox Synagogue will not allow any remarriage.

Lucy Loizou nominated for 'Woman of the Year' in the Women in Law Awards 2020

by Paula Fox / 22 Jan, 2020

iFLG is proud to announce that Partner Lucy Loizou has been nominated in the 'Woman of the Year' Category at the Women in Law Awards 2020.

High Court judicial approval for joint drafting of family court consent orders

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 20 Jan, 2020

David Hodson OBE writes a Legal Briefing on the High Court judicial approval for joint drafting of family consent order.

An Introduction to International Family Law Webinar

by Paula Fox / 08 Jan, 2020