Having already brought about major transformation to the practice of family law and divorce in the UK, the covid-19 pandemic is now leading to major developments in the way family law professionals are trained – changes that are, in my view, here to stay. 

Changes that have been accelerated and, in some instances, brought about by the pandemic, point to a future need for both family lawyers and mediators to have a far greater range of skills and experiences at their fingertips in order to navigate a fast-changing digital world. 

How this training is delivered will also be significantly different. Almost every aspect of divorce and family law has been transformed by the pandemic, given the now widespread use of...

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