Zooming In: Video Evidence from Outside the Jurisdiction
This blog post is to inform (or maybe to remind) practitioners of the steps that must be taken if it is proposed that oral evidence be provided from a foreign country by video-link, and of the various matters that fall to be considered.
Dodgy Digital Documents: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?
In the sun-kissed, halcyon days of late 2019 when Brexit had not yet taken effect and a corona was a halo of gas seen around the sun during an eclipse, a fevered discussion was taking place on Twitter between family lawyers regarding the increasing freque…
Vulnerable Witness Training – Not Just For Children Practitioners
Within the Family Court there is a growing understanding of the importance of ensuring that the court process is adapted for those that are vulnerable. The effects of this evolution in professional focus have perhaps been most keenly felt in children case…
Her Royal Highness Haya Bint Al Hussein v His Highness Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum  EWFC 94
Moor J.High profile applications by W under Schedule 1, Part III MFPA and the Married Women’s Property Act 1882 concluded with a record-breaking award. Lump sum awarded to W of £251.5m including capitalised security costs (for W for life, the children to…
- Overseas Divorce and the 1984 Act
- Child Maintenance
- Duxbury Capitalisation
- Children Act 1989 Schedule 1 Applications