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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

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.

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.



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.

Practical tips for how to enjoy Christmas without your children

by Lucy Greenwood / 05 Dec, 2019

Will the children be spending Christmas Day with your ex-partner and their family?

Christmas is an emotional time regardless of your family situation and it can feel strange and upsetting not to have the children with you at Christmas particularly for the first time.

Business Direction Cyprus 2019

by Paula Fox / 29 Nov, 2019

Partner Lucy Loizou is giving a presentation at The Business Direction Cyprus Conference today Friday 29 November 2019 in London.

Jewish Divorce - What, When and Why?

by Lucy Greenwood / 28 Nov, 2019

Lucy Greenwood, Partner at The International Family Group LLP who specialises in divorce, finance and forum work often with an international or cultural dimension, writes to explain why if you are a Jewish couple, whether orthodox or not, you need to be aware of Rabb

All China Women's Federation Family Law training in London

by Paula Fox / 26 Nov, 2019

iFLG Managing Partner Ann Thomas and Partners Helen Blackburn and Lucy Loizou were delighted to welcome a group of delegates that flew in from China; the All China Women's Federation (ACWF) on 25 November for an International Family Law training afternoon in London.

FIGT: What to do and helpful steps to take if your relationship breaks down

What to do and helpful steps to take if your relationship breaks down

by Lucy Greenwood / 26 Nov, 2019
Relationship breakdown and divorce are hard, but they can be even more complex for globally mobile families.

Consular Seminar on International Families at the Romanian Embassy London

by Paula Fox / 12 Nov, 2019

Providing consular assistance to nationals in complex international family cases can be some of the most challenging work for consuls.

General Election hits Family Law Bills

by Lucy Greenwood / 08 Nov, 2019

The recent decision to have a General Election on 12 December 2019 means there is now no time for Royal Assent to be given by Parliament of three very significant Family Law Bills.
These are:

The International Family Law Group LLP’s Response to the FPRC's Consultation in relation to the treatment of “Calderbank” offers when determining issues relating to costs

by Michael Allum / 31 Oct, 2019

Question: Do you consider that offers made "without prejudice save as to costs" should be admissible in considering the "conduct" of a party for the purposes of FPR r28.3?