Join the Law Society Family Section to receive support that will keep you one step ahead of unprecedented change in the family courts, practice and procedure, in public and private law as well as family mediation.
Over the next year or so, family law practitioners will need to be prepared for:
As if that were not enough change, there are also the Law Commission proposals on matrimonial needs, property and agreements.
You can join in the debate, contribute your views, help shape policy, and receive updates on campaigns and consultations in addition to developing your skills through a range of training opportunities on offer to Family Section members. These include FREE webinars, exclusive networking events, specially developed training programmes that include Family Advocacy and discounted prices on the Law Society Family Law Conference, new to 2013.
Simply complete and return the membership form (PDF 44kb).
If you are accredited with the Law Society's children or family panels, or family mediation panel, and you join the Family Section, we will provide you with free access to four of your six compulsory annual CPD hours to ensure that you retain your valuable quality badge visit our accreditation page for more details.
If you are a member of a Law Society Accreditation Scheme, you can save 25 per cent off Family Section membership.
To join complete and return the membership form (PDF 252kb).
All of the above section benefits are in addition to the range of quality services that you can already access as a member of the Law Society, including:
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Section members get 20 per cent discount on the following online training:
Section members will get 20 per cent discount on the following Law Society publications:
The Law Society offers a range of accreditation schemes including:
Read EU family law reform updates from the Law Society's Brussels office:
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