Family

Live-streaming family cases doesn't go far enough

Family proceedings in the Court of Appeal will be live-streamed online from this summer with the aim of boosting transparency in the justice system, t

16 Mar 2020

Publication of 'Sheikh' rulings of international public interest

A final attempt by the ruler of Dubai to block the court’s publication of judgments relating to proceedings concerning two of his children

06 Mar 2020

Moore Blatch and Barlow Robbins tie up

Blatch and Barlow Robbins have today (5 March) announced they will merge to form Moore Barlow as of 1 May.

05 Mar 2020

Sir James Munby praises Cafcass data sharing strategy

Former president of the family division Sir James Munby has praised a Cafcass initiative, releasing data to researchers, as an ‘astonishing brea

05 Mar 2020

Islamic ‘marriage’ ruling leads to calls for law change

An Islamic ‘marriage’ declared a non-marriage by the appeal court and therefore invalid, means the purported wife cannot make a finan

17 Feb 2020

Resolution race row

A racial diversity row has broken out between family law organisation Resolution and its members, with a former member accusing Resolution of “t

14 Feb 2020

The great wealth shift

The great wealth transfer will offer significant opportunities for lawyers, as Pippa Allsop explains

12 Feb 2020

Pensions, offsetting and methodologies

The Pension Advisory Group has demystified the treatment of pensions, particularly offsetting pensions against other matrimonial assets, as Grace Lawr

10 Feb 2020

The cat and the law firm: the purr-fect advantage

Dr Bob Murray shares how an uninvited cat calmed a firm’s clients – and brought a managing partner to his knees

06 Feb 2020