Malicious use of intimate images : the problem and some practical and legal remedies

Ariel Ricci, barrister at Coram Chambers, Julie Pinborough, Founder and Director of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre and Frances Ridout, Deputy Director of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre consider the growing problem of “revenge pornography.

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Injuries to Infant with Bone Disorder: latest deliberations of the High Court

Zimran Samuel, barrister of 42 Bedford Row, comments on Mr Justice Peter Jackson’s recent judgment concerning an infant with vitamin D deficiency induced rickets who had suffered multiple fractures.

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Children: Private Law Update (July 2015)

Alex Verdan QC, of 4 Paper Buildings, reviews recent important judgments in private law children cases.

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Financial Orders – The Sole Trustee Problem

When the court makes or approves a financial order, there is often not enough money in the matrimonial pot to house both parties and any children in owner-occupied accommodation.

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The un-named baby appeal [2014] EWCA Civ. 1524

On the 9th October 2014, the Court of Appeal heard a number of applications for permission to appeal by the parents of two children, who had been the subject of care and placement orders.

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Re H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 583: Appealing decisions out of time and procedural rules for litigants in person

The recent case of Re H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 583 highlighted some of the difficulties that can be encountered by parties acting in person in family proceedings, and the stark consequences that can flow from a simple failure to follow procedural rules.

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Three Years On: Same Question, Different Answer? ‘Is There a Legal Right to Gay Marriage?’

Andrew Commins, barrister of St John's Chambers, considers the ECtHR judgment in Oliari v Italy and its wider implications.

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Best interests of the child overrides EU finance jurisdiction law

An Opinion of an Advocate General of the European Union Court of Justice seems to set out a potentially significant widening of jurisdiction in EU family law finance cases, and perhaps even divorce cases, based on the supremacy of the best interests of the child.

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All Change for London Family Lawyers: An International Perspective

Stuart Clark, Associate Solicitor at The International Family Law Group LLP, explains the latest changes to the administration of divorce and financial remedies cases in London.

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Finance & Divorce Update July 2015

Edward Heaton, Principal Associate and Jane Booth, Associate, both of Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the financial remedies and divorce news and cases from June 2015.

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Exceptional Case Funding: Lord Chancellor must still do better

Review of ECF Guidance and response to Justice Committee report.

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Greater Transparency in Children Proceedings: A Note of Caution

Tom Wilson, pupil barrister at 1 Garden Court Family Law Chambers, examines the arguments in favour of greater transparency in the family justice system but sounds a note of caution.

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Finance Cases Round-Up: June 2015

Lynsey Cade Davies of 29 Bedford Row summarises 3 finance cases which have been published recently.

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Family Law Week’s Budget Briefing, July 2015

Richard Holme, Chartered Accountant of Creaseys, a firm which specialises in advising family lawyers on tax related family law issues, explains the Budget changes of most relevance to family lawyers.

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Is it time for no fault divorce?

David Marusza, barrister, Harcourt Chambers makes the case for the introduction of no fault divorce.

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