International Children Law Update: September 2018

Jacqueline Renton and Charlotte Baker, both barristers of 4 Paper Buildings, review the latest key decisions in international children law.

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No fault divorce plans could make financial settlements easier

ANALYSIS: Divorce reforms in England and Wales go some way to introducing "no fault" divorce, but more clarity and development is needed as the UK government's consultation on reform progresses.

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“Wait a Minute, Mr Postman”: Post-Adoption Contact after the Children and Families Act 2014

Dr Bianca Jackson, barrister, Coram Chambers and co-author of “Public Children Law: Contemporary Issues” examines the issue of post-adoption contact.

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Consent Orders: Triumph or Disaster? Working towards best practice in reaching consent orders

Following a multi-professional seminar, David Pitcher, Family Court Adviser, Cafcass and Carol Mashembo, barrister, Magdalen Chambers, Exeter with Dr Anna Gough and Sarah Evans consider the issues concerning best practice in consent orders in family proceedings.

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Meal ticket for life?

The recent ‘meal ticket for life’ Supreme Court case of Mills v Mills, [2018] All ER (D) 107 (Jul) (18 July 2018).

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Financial Remedies and Divorce Update, September 2018

Rose-Marie Drury, Senior Associate, Mills & Reeve LLP analyses the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during August 2018.

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Brexit and international family law: a pragmatic approach to divorce and maintenance

Gavin Smith, David Hodson, and Valentine Le Grice QC put the case for how the need for the recognition and enforcement of judgments and orders in divorce and maintenance post-Brexit may be met by existing international agreements.

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