Black women at the Bar: challenges faced and a fairer future
| 19th Feb 2024
Bibi Badejo wrote the cover article for February’s Counsel Magazine edition. The article explores the experiences of Black women barristers at the Bar, and she provides practical advice for Black women navigating the legal profession.
Find the full article at: CounselMagazine.co.uk
H v RH (No 2) (Variation of Interim Arrangements)  EWFC 210
| 15th Feb 2024
Family Law Week has published an article by pupil barrister Mahnoor Javed: ‘A legal misstep of little consequence? H v RH (No 2) (Variation of Interim Arrangements)  EWFC 210’.
Read the article here: https://lnkd.in/e2yYDdsK
September 2023: In Practice Top tips for managing ‘big’ family cases –  Fam Law 1122
| 12th Oct 2023
Top Tips for Managing Big Cases
July 2023: In Practice Relaunch of the Public Law Outline Part II –  Fam Law 864 (Wasted Costs)
| 14th Jul 2023
Part II on Wasted Costs
Can We Have An Early Knockout: Ending Care Proceedings Without Full Judicial Determination
| 23rd Jun 2022
Part 2 (published in June 2022) considers whether there is anything the other parties in the case can do and what case management powers the court has in relation to the contents of threshold documents.
Can We Have An Early Knockout? Ending Care Proceedings Without Judicial Determination
| 24th May 2022
Part 1 of two articles about the court’s power to require or force a local authority to withdraw care proceedings or otherwise restrict the scope of the findings it is willing to consider is published in the May 2022 edition of the Journal. Part 1 focusses on the situation where the local authority actively invites the court to bring things to an early conclusion.
Link to article
Special Guardianship Orders Update: review, reforms & more to follow; Family Law Journal
| 22nd Apr 2021
Special Guardianship has been under the spotlight in a series of reviews and research projects as well as by the courts. This article provides an overview of developing thinking and the guidance provided by the Family Justice Council and approved by the President.
Link to article
S 17 & Child Arrangements Orders
| 17th Mar 2016
Practice points flowing from policies on s 17 Children Act 1989 when child arrangements orders are made: available from Local Government Lawyer
Section 20 Children Act 1989: Consent not Coercion: Issue or Be Damned
| 26th Nov 2015
A round up of case law on Section 20 of the Children Act 1989 published by Family Law Week by Jacqui Gilliatt & Amy Slingo available at Family Law Week
Draft Letter of Instruction to Experts | 31st Jan 2013
This text takes account of the 2013 Public Law Outline, the Practice Directions relevant to experts in Family Proceedings (PD 25 A-F) & previous Family Justice Council guidance now contained at the end of Practice Direction 25C. At the end of this document is an extract from the case of Re F (Children) (DNA Evidence)  EWHC 3235 on the instructions to DNA experts.
The Draft Letter of Insruction to Experts is also available here (click on the picture of the parcel).
Pre-Nuptial Agreements: Back Where We Were? Kremen v Agrest
| 02nd Aug 2012
Article on financial division. Read the article on the Family Law website.
Children In Military Custody
| 01st Jun 2012
Children in Military Custody assesses the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law, examining each stage in the process: arrest, interrogation, bail hearings and plea bargains, trial, sentencing, detention and complaints.
The report deals with a comparative analysis of Israeli domestic law as it applies to Israeli children and Israeli military law as it applies to Palestinian children. The central questions addressed are: what are the differences between the two systems and is there any justification for these differences.
Children Case Update
| 01st Aug 2008
Children Case Update  Fam Law 772. The first in a series of articles bringing together the most useful recent children law cases. Co-authors: Previn Jagutpal & Martha Cover.