Proprietary estoppel revisited: Moore v Moore [2016] EWHC 2202 (Ch)

Although Moore v Moore does not purport to set out any new principles of law, the judgment is an extremely useful example of the approach to proprietary estoppel in practice.

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Paying the Price of Love: Costs in Hague Cases

Sarah Lucy Cooper, barrister of Thomas More Chambers, considers the circumstances in which a respondent might secure a costs order against an applicant in Hague Convention abduction proceedings.

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Archer v Titchener: what would a family court decide?

Jennifer Kotilaine, Pauline Troy, Emma Romer and Eilidh Gardner, all barristers at 42 Bedford Row, consider the family law implications for the Archer family following Helen’s much-publicised acquittal in the criminal court.

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15th View from the President’s Chambers: care cases: the looming crisis

The President asks what is to be done about the seemingly relentless rise in the number of new care cases.

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Adoption and The Children and Social Work Bill

Adrian Barnett-Thoung-Holland, pupil barrister at FOURTEEN, considrs the extent to which the proposed legislation promotes adoption as the preferred model of permanency for children subject to care proceedings.

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Privatising family law by the back door

Private financial dispute resolution hearings - a BUPA to the courts’ NHS - are thriving.

Full article: Law Society Gazette

Children Arbitration Really Works - What you need to know

Following the determination of the first children arbitration hearing, Farooq Ahmed and Julie Stather, barristers of Hampton Family Arbitration and Westgate Chambers, explain the process and the benefits provided by this new resolution method.

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Finance and Divorce Update September 2016

Edward Heaton, Principal Associate and Jane Booth, Associate, both of Mills & Reeve LLP, analyse the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during August 2016.

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Pause makes a difference

Looking at Pause, which works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeat removals of children from their care.

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The nuances of 'nothing else will do'

A recent adoption case shows the dangers of taking a rigid and inflexible approach to applying legal principles, writes Marilyn Stowe.

Full article: Solicitors Journal

Duties of Local Authorities to Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Jennifer Kotilaine, barrister of 42 Bedford Row, analyses the duties of local authorities to unaccompanied migrant children in the light of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee's recent critical report on the subject.

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Extending the great safety net

In Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery, Holman J  has confirmed for the first time that the High Court can exercise an inherent protective jurisdiction over a vulnerable British adult on the basis of their nationality, even if they are not habitually resident in England and Wales.

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