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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

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.

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.

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

Briefing Paper: The Recognition in English Law of Marriages in Embassies or Consulates

by Stuart Clark / 17 Dec, 2019

Partner Stuart Clark writes a Briefing Paper on The Recognition in English Law of Marriages in Embassies or Consulates.

UK General Election 2019, Brexit and Family Law A Special iFLG Briefing Note

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 16 Dec, 2019

The UK General Election on 12 December 2019 has significantly changed, and clarified, the position on the UK leaving the EU.  Whereas throughout 2018 there had been much uncertainty with a likelihood of no deal and throughout much of 2019 significant resistance by so-called Remainers in Parliamen

Family Law: End of year round-up (2019)

Family Law End of Year Round-Up 2019

by Paula Fox / 16 Dec, 2019

David Hodson OBE participated in a LexisNexis video aimed at general practitioners and specialists and talks about finance, divorce and forum issues in this round up of family law 2019

Christmas Opening Hours

by Paula Fox / 16 Dec, 2019

The International Family Law Group LLP would like to wish our clients, contacts and friends across the globe a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year.

Our opening hours over the festive period are as follows:

Christmas at the Polish Embassy

by Paula Fox / 16 Dec, 2019

iFLG Partner Lucy Greenwood was delghted to attend the Christmas festivities at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London. A much appreciated invitation and throroughly wonderful evening.

 

 

Modern Law Awards Nomination 2020

by Paula Fox / 16 Dec, 2019

iFLG are thrilled to have been shortlisted jointly, along with Settify in the 'Best use of Technology' category at the Modern Law Awards 2020.

The Advent of Brussels II bis Recast

by Helen Blackburn / 13 Dec, 2019

On 1 August 2022, all EU Member States but Denmark will adopt a revision to Regulation (EC) 2201/2003, the Brussels II bis Regulation. Helen Blackburn, at The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) discuss the key changes which will be introduced when the revision comes into force.

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