This timely report from the Judiciary aims to draw together a number of overlapping statutes, rules and common law principles which affect the ability of the media to inform the public about family proceedings.
Law Firm: Judiciary of England and Wales | Published: 31 August 2011 | Practice Area: Family Law
The UK government has announced changes to flexible working rights and confirmed that the new right to additional paternity leave will come into force next year, stating that the Government would ‘encourage shared parenting from the earliest stages of pregnancy’.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 12 October 2010 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
The inaugural Legal Week Private Client Forum Asia will bring together leading private client lawyers from across the region and beyond to debate the challenges associated with providing Asia-Pacific’s high net worth clients with first class legal advice and representation.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 22 September 2010 | Practice Area: Private Client
There are a range of different ways in which a financial settlement can be reached between a couple on the breakdown of their marriage. Here, we examine the available options, which range from the least legal involvement through to full use of the court process.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 26 February 2010 | Practice Area: Family Law
This is the latest in a line of rectification of trust applications granted by the Royal Court. In this case the Court allowed the remedy in circumstances where there were no beneficiaries recorded in the trust instrument when it was executed. The Exeter Settlement is a Jersey law discretionary trust...view abstract
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 25 February 2010 | Practice Area: Private Client
A recent ruling allowing the media to be present at the majority of private family hearings has caused a surge of reaction. Ashley Palminteri reports on the impact this will have on lawyers and their clients
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 11 February 2010 | Practice Area: Private Client
The dangers of volatile assets were highlighted in the recent Myerson case. Alexander Thorpe looks at the impact the recession is having on the substantial changes to the value of assets
Law Firm: Queen Elizabeth Building Chambers | Published: 11 February 2010 | Practice Area: Family Law
The Social Justice Policy Group’s recent report into family law slams the legal system for insufficiently protecting families. Suzanne Kingston says the criticism is not wholly justified
Law Firm: Dawsons | Published: 10 February 2010 | Practice Area: Private Client
Most divorcing and separating couples are able to agree a financial settlement. Generally, they negotiate a settlement similar to the sort of order a court would be likely to make, with as much or as little help from legal advisers or mediators as they need. Here, we look at the process in detail.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 08 February 2010 | Practice Area: Family Law
Max Mosley’s fracas with the News of the World has re-opened debate over the interpretation of privacy laws in Europe. The recent UK decision of Mosley v News Group Newspapers provides an opportunity to consider how different European jurisdictions are handling the need to balance the competing rights...view abstract
Law Firm: Hogan Lovells | Published: 05 February 2009 | Practice Area: Family Law
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