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“Live Family Law Update Webinar” on Zoom on 25 October 2022 – £69.00 – From:09.30 To:16.30

Topics covered include:

  • “Financial Remedies Case Update” – Stephanie Coker (Barrister, 5 St Andrew’s Hill) – Stephanie will speak on recent cases in financial remedies, and will provide summaries and key points from the cases to assist practitioners who advise in this area
  • “International issues for finance and divorce cases” – Prof David Hodson OBE KC (Solicitor/Arbitrator/Mediator/DDJ, International Family Law Group LLP) –
    • Jurisdiction and forum of divorce and financial claims
    • Recognition and enforcement of divorce and financial claims
    • Impact of Brexit
    • Part III applications after a foreign divorce
    • Practical aspects in dealing with foreign assets in a national case
  • “Arbitration and Mediation” – His Honour Micheal Horowitz KC (Barrister,1 Hare Court) –
    updates and Development
  • “Special Guardianship Orders in 2022” Stuart Barlow (Solicitor, Author of “A Practical Guide to Working with Litigants in Person & McKenzie Friends in Family Cases”) –
    This presentation is aimed at family lawyers who work in Children Law and are asked to advise prospective Special Guardians and others in relation to court proceedings. It will cover the present rules and procedure and will review the changes taking place in the making of Special Guardianship Orders including the Special Guardianship Regulations and variation and discharge applications.
  • “Family law proceedings – What are the tough conversations with your client and the court that need to be had to act in the interests of the child?” – Amratpal Matharu (Barrister, 12 Old Sqr) – Using examples from recent experience Amrit will discuss some of the tips she uses to manage client expectations in children act cases particularly in bitter break ups where children are used as “chess pieces”. She will also discuss useful tips to guide a court to treat interim hearings as final hearings
  • “The threshold criteria in care proceedings for beginners” – Kye Herbert (Barrister, Clerksroom) –
    it can be used as an introduction or refresher
  • “Things you need to know” – Karen Dovaston (Solicitor/Arbitrator/Chair the Law Society Family Law Committee, Dovaston Law Solicitors) –
    • The Digital Reform process for the court, given Karen is involved in the stakeholder groups designing this
    • The QLR scheme
    • The FRC
    • The push to keep things out of court

A recording of this webinar will be available for delegates free of charge on request

These webinars also covers 6 hours under the SRA Continuing Competence Scheme
Course materials and Certificate of attendance will be provided

Event Details

  • Venue: Zoom
  • Date: Tuesday 25 October 2022
  • Time: 09:30 – 16:30
  • Course fee: 6 hour webinar £69.00 (No VAT)
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