Private client

Lucy Frazer

Government gets tough on family financial orders

17 August 2018By

Justice minister Lucy Frazer admits the current system is open to exploitation and leaves people without legal representation vulnerable.


Businessman's £3.5m estate challenged by infants

15 August 2018By

‘Unusual’ that wills should be challenged by six-month and three-year-old, judge says.


Ask the public if they want to Skype the judge - Munby

27 July 2018

Departing family courts chief says a 'holistic' view should be taken on court closures.

Munby reissues adoption guidance after reading tweet 'with considerable concern'

26 July 2018By

Family division president says adoption visits should take place outside normal court sitting hours.

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Owens fallout: a damp squib or turning point?

8 August 2018By Andrew Watson

Owens put divorce law reform high up on the agenda – now it’s time for the government to act.

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Business property relief

6 August 2018By Professor Lesley King

Wills and probate

Child abuse

Out of the shadows

2 July 2018By

A glut of celebrity cases has demolished the myth that child abusers are all dirty old men in raincoats. But now the scale of the problem has been laid bare, reports Rachel Rothwell, the justice system is struggling to adapt.

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Files and hands

23 July 2018

24 July 2018

This week’s starred law reports include a landmark ‘meal ticket’ divorce ruling in Mills v Mills, statutory powers of the local authority in a child family case, baggage search by customs and a company administration.

Files and hands

2 July 2018

2 July 2018

This week’s starred law reports include the landmark civil partnership case, parenthood in assisted reproduction, pension equality and gender description on a passport.

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Max Walters 2018

Reforming wills: better late than never

20 August 2018By

Landmark judgment reinforced argument for updating laws that date from the Victorian era.


The late Andrew Hopper QC

6 August 2018By David Dixon

Andrew was a resolute, resourceful, committed and highly respected defender of solicitors facing disciplinary action.


Court chaos reigns

6 August 2018By John Boylan

I am compelled to write in respect of the state of the courts.

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