Similarities and Differences

I have spent a week away from home attending the five days of the Kopaonik School of Natural Law held 1700 metres up the highest mountain in Serbia.

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Finance & Divorce Winter Update 2011

Joanna Grandfield, with Mills & Reeve, reviews the latest key financial remedy cases.

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Thinking the European unthinkable

How would it be if we were no longer sitting at the EU family law table? This brief note ponders the gains and losses.

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Divorce update

Austin Chessell offers practical tips on how to resolve Christmas holiday contact through mediation, and considers the first prenuptial agreement case after Radmacher.

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Human Rights Update – December 2011

Deirdre Fottrell of Coram Chambers considers two recent judgments relating to human rights and family law.

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The EU Maintenance Regulation and transitional provision

Transitional provisions are invariably the least exciting part of any new legislation. Most practitioners keep fingers tightly crossed that by the time they have to refer to the new legislation, events will have moved on and it will be entirely academic.

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Pre-nuptial agreements post-Radmacher

Mr Justice Moor’s decision in Z v Z [2011] EWHC 2878 (Fam) is believed to be the first contested case in the High Court in which the principles of Radmacher have been considered.

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Family Arbitration: An Introduction

In his keynote address, delivered at a reception hosted by Collaborative Family Law last week, Lord Wilson of Culworth referred to the advent of an arbitration scheme to determine family disputes. This article offers an explanation as to how that scheme, which will be launched in February 2012, will work.

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S v C: Re E Revisited

Jennifer Perrins of 1 King's Bench Walk, considers the Court of Appeal's judgment in S v C, the first appeal concerning an Article 13b 'defence' under the Hague Convention following the Supreme Court's decision in Re E (Children) (Abduction: Custody Appeal).

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Children: Public Law Update (November 2011)

John Tughan reviews the more important judgments affecting public law children work over recent months.

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