Sir James Munby
Published: 25/02/2022 13:35
Sir James Lawrence Munby is a retired English judge who was President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales.
Family Justice: Ostiis Apertis? Or a mantle of inviolable secrecy? A challenge to those who would keep the doors closed
Sir James Munby takes stock of important developments since the President published the outcome of his Transparency Review: Confidence and Confidentiality: Transparency in the Family Courts.
Law Commission – Contempt of Court Project: Memorandum by Sir James Munby (26 September 2022)
Sir James Munby raises eight topics which the Law Commission might consider as part of its Contempt of Court Project.
The Origins of the Financial Remedies Court – an Insider’s View (Part 2)
On 29 October 2018, the President announced that, following further consultation, he had given the ‘green light’ for the pilot to start working in each of the additional eight courts I had identified: Financial Remedies Pilot extended  F…
Some Sunlight Seeps In
In relation to transparency in the Financial Remedies Court (FRC) there are further signs that the tectonic plates are shifting.
The Origins of the Financial Remedies Court – an Insider's View, Part 1
The introduction of the Financial Remedies Court (FRC), which has just come of age, marks an important milestone in the development of the family justice system. The story of how this came about requires to be recorded before it all recedes into half-reme…