Children Private Law Update – March 2019

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

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Finance & Divorce Update March 2019

Sue Brookes, Principal Associate, Mills & Reeve LLP analyses the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during February 2019.

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President’s precedent favours transparency

Why greater transparency in the family courts may — and should — be on the way.

Full article: Law Society Gazette

Surrogacy and HFEA update: February 2019

Andrew Powell, barrister, 4 Paper Buildings, considers recent developments relating to surrogacy law, including new guidance, as well as recent cases.

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Part 1 - Surrogacy and legal parentage: let intentionality prevail

In this new 2-part series, Mavis Amonoo-Acquah, a barrister at Lamb Building Chambers, discusses issues surrounding Surrogacy Law, Legal Parentage and proposed reform, in light of Californian Law precedents.

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Case analysis: Winning the race to the divorce court by coming second

Analysis: Winning the race to the divorce court by coming second: CJEU delivers surprising lis pendens judgment.

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Analysis: nuptial agreements

Joanne Edwards and Rosie Schumm, of Forsters LLP, write that engagements and wedding planning are joyful and heart-warming experiences during which talk of a nuptial agreement is often viewed as being at odds with this special time. However, attitudes are changing.

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Part 2: the implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children’s cases

In this 2-part series, Maria Wright, a solicitor and PhD candidate at the University of Bristol, looks at the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children's cases.

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Part 1: the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children’s cases

In this new 2-part series, Maria Wright, a solicitor and PhD candidate at the University of Bristol, looks at the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children's cases.

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International marital agreements scrutinised by the Court of Appeal: Bräck v Bräck

Michael Allum, Rachel Roberts and Sarah Basso analyse DB v PB.

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Financial Remedy and Divorce Update, February 2019

Sarah Hunter, Senior Associate, Mills & Reeve LLP analyses the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during January 2019.

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BC v BG - Cementing the future of arbitration

Julie Stather, barrister, Crown Office Row, Brighton considers the role of arbitration and what the future holds for the scheme.

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