Practice Notes: Family

How do you sell peace 
in an adversarial world?

If society views relationship breakdown as predominantly adversarial, mediation will be seen as a difficult choice - but it's a challenge we must mee

08 Dec 2015

Gay couple’s international custody battle to be decided by Supreme Court

Top court to clarify law with far-reaching impact, says intervene

07 Dec 2015

End of the blame game 
in divorces?

Carla Ditz assesses the present state of the law and the campaign ?to alter the unnecessarily acrimonious route t

01 Dec 2015

State of play: case summaries

Elizabeth Eyre and Jennifer Ridgway examine recent cases involving the taxation of offshore trusts, the appointment of suitable deputies and the arbitra

30 Nov 2015

Have you any rights?

The onus rests squarely on the shoulders of cohabiting couples to protect themselves because they will find no help from th

26 Nov 2015

From London, with love

Ashley King-Christopher looks at what has fuelled the large entry of family offices into London and whether the trend i

25 Nov 2015

Fortune rookie

High-net-worth individuals in Hong Kong are fast appreciating the need to have a robust succession planning strategy in place,reports Patrici

24 Nov 2015

Children want to play greater part in divorce process

Research from Resolution discloses thought processes of children experiencing their parents separatin

23 Nov 2015

An equal footing

Heterosexual couples want the same right as gay couples to form a civil partnership because many simply don't believe i

20 Nov 2015

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