6 hour CPD “FAMILY LAW CONFERENCE” (Autumn 2019)

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This conference also covers 6 hours under the SRA Continuing Competence Scheme

Course materials, Refreshments & Complimentary lunch (Asian hot buffet) and Certificate of attendance will be provided

Event Details:


Venue: BPP University, 68-70 Red Lion Street, WC1R 4NY (Nearest Tube: Holborn)
Date: Saturday 26th October 2019
Time: 09.45 – 17.15
Registration: 09.00 – 09.45
Course fee: £89.00 (No VAT)
Topics covered include:

Melissa Millin (Barrister, Goldsmith’s Chambers)
Matrimonial Finance Update; New Caselaw; Effective drafting of Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements; Inheritance Act Applications (Provision for Family and Dependants] Act 1975 Guidance from the Chancery Division, Wellesley v Wellesley and Others [2019] EWHC 11 (Ch)
His Honour Michael Horowitz QC (1 Hare Court)
Arbitration and Mediation Is there a better way? Updates and Developments
Seema Kansal (Barrister 33 Bedford Row)
Public Law/Human Rights Update: Deprivation of Liberty (DOL’s), Parental Responsibility, Legal Capacity Children, Teenagers and Vulnerable Adults, Court of Protection update;
Crispin Heyhoe (Barrister 33 Bedford Row)
Making the Most of the CMA [Child Maintenance], Towards a Fairer Assessment Process, Challenging Nil Assessments; Appeals, Enforcement, System Limitations
Diana Constantinide (Barrister 33 Bedford Row)
The Law and Human Fertility. Surrogacy, HFEA Legal Gaps and Identified Risks, Overlaps and Consultation
Chris Stringer (Westgate Chambers)Private Law Developments
New Domestic Violence Legislation, Updated PD12J, Proportionality and Cause, Parental Responsibility, Parental Alienation, When can contact be terminated, Bars on Future Applications, Order Enforcement, Evidence Gathering and Social Media, New Role for CAFCASS
Sara Wyeth (Goldsmith’s Chambers) and Chris Stringer (Westgate Chambers)
Parental Alienation:Applying the Law:
Representing the alleged alienating parent can be just as frustrating and ethically challenging as acting for the Applicant seeking contact; A detailed, practical and lively joint presentation and case study approach exploring the two sides to these complex disputes by two experienced advocates ready to share their practical insights into this difficult area of the law;

His Honour Michael Horowitz QC(1 Hare Court)
Constance Whippman – -Chair of the Conference (Head of Chambers Emeritus,33 Bedford Row)
Crispin Hayhoe (33 Bedford Row)
Melissa Millin(Head of Family Department, Goldsmith Chambers)
Seema Kansal (33 Bedford Row)
Chris Stringer (Westgate Chambers)
Sara Wyeth (Goldsmith Chambers)
Diana Constantinide(33 Bedford Row)

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