Family

Lawyers welcome reform of divorce laws to enable no-fault divorce

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the government’s proposed reforms of divorce law today, after a consultation found family law practitioners to be broadly in support of th

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to lega

The limits of litigation funding

Katie Alexiou and George Williamson explain how litigation funding can help in a family law context, albeit wit

Price of success: the hidden costs of financial dispute resolution hearings

FDRs were going to make divorce proceedings fairer and faster but instead they have led to mechanical lawyering; divorce lawyers must now offer better solutions for clients, says Jame

King no more: dealing with unethical client requests

Agreeing to drafting a contract clause that you believe might be unethical could put you in breach of your regulatory obligations, warns Men

Looking after looked-after children

Heather Thomas considers how the fundamentally different disciplines of family law and criminal law can work together to help achieve better outcomes for vulnerabl

Munby P updates domestic abuse practice advice

Domestic abuse ‘a scourge on our society’, say