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How the changes to CGT on property transactions from 6 April 2020 might impact separating or divorcing couples

by Lucy Greenwood / 31 Mar, 2020

Despite many significant fiscal measures which the Government is introducing owing to Covid-19, there is no change to the new CGT rules which had already been announced and remain due to be introduced on 6 April 2020.

The impact of Coronavirus on Family Law: Key Questions Answered

by Megan Bennie / 31 Mar, 2020

The last month has seen a seismic shift in the way we live our lives: what we eat and how we get that food, how (and if) we can socialise with friends and family, whether we go out to work and even how often we walk the dog.


by Ann Thomas / 24 Mar, 2020

The rapid spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the escalating restrictions are huge concerns for everyone. The safety and wellbeing of our clients, staff, work colleagues and those in our community is our priority.

Coronavirus in the Family Law arena

by Lina Khanom / 23 Mar, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has no doubt created fear around the world. With school closures, travel bans and the lockdown of many cities around the world, many of us are left wondering where the safest place for us is to ride out the coming months.

UK/EU family law from 1 January 2021: an update March 2020

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 19 Mar, 2020

David Hodson sets out an important update on UK/EU family law from January 2021 after the government made it clear there would be no continuing EU laws.

Press Release from iFLG

by Paula Fox / 18 Mar, 2020

Wednesday, 18th March 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

In light of the increasing transmission rates across the UK, we are continuing to monitor the coronavirus outbreak on a daily basis.

David Hodson OBE featured in Magna Charta Magazine

by Paula Fox / 11 Mar, 2020

Partner David Hodson OBE, was part of a round table gathering at Lincoln's Inn recently, to discuss International Family Matters organised by the Academy of Legal Practice in The Netherlands.

More Skype hearings prompted by the Coronavirus outbreak

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 09 Mar, 2020

Reports in some media and newspapers today, Sunday 8th March 2020, indicate that HM Courts & Tribunals Service is moving ahead with coronavirus containment plans to have more Skype type video-conferencing court hearings.

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.