SC v BH  EWHC 1584 (Fam)
Article courtesy of Family Law Week
The mother’s application for a passport order for the father and child’s passports would be seized upon entry to the UK was granted in circumstances … Read more
Perican Tahir was called in 2004 and is recommended as a leading junior in Chambers & Partners 2014. She has a particular expertise in finance cases, including financial remedies, cohabitation disputes and Schedule 1 cases. Perican often … Read more
Stephen Jarmain was called in 2005 and is also recommended as a leading junior in Chambers & Partners 2014. He practises in all areas of family law, with a particular emphasis on finance cases and private law matters concerning children. … Read more
Gohil v Gohil  EWCA Civ 274
Appellant Husband represented by James Turner QC and George Gordon
Respondent Wife represented by Christopher Wagstaffe QC and Nicola Fox
When will … Read more
Jan Ellis, chartered accountant, of Ellis Foster LLP, a firm which specialises in advising family lawyers on tax-related family law issues, explains the budget changes of most relevance to family lawyers.
The 2014 budget had a focus on “if you’re … Read more
Consultation closes on 10th April
The Government needs to revise the current legal aid Family Advocacy Scheme as a result of proposed changes to Practice Direction 27A (PD 27A).
Currently there is no particular limit on the size of a … Read more
The president of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, has thrown his weight behind career judges as a way of improving diversity in the judiciary.
Giving the 2014 Rainbow Lecture on diversity at the House of Commons, Lord Neuberger said a … Read more
Plans to give prenuptial agreements legal force in Britain could have benefits for British expats, according to a family law expert.
The Law Commission, the Government’s advisory body on legal changes, recommended recently that prenups should be legally binding in England and … Read more
Introducting prenuptial agreements without protection of the parties’ needs ‘would be very damaging’, the Law Commission warns. Photograph: Rob White for the Observer
Prenuptial agreements should be legally binding in divorce settlements, but only after … Read more