Covers all issues around children and family law, including personal relationships, relationship breakdown and children in the context of divorce or separation, plus children in public law and cross-border disputes.
Our family court resources section has dedicated tools and resources for solicitors working in family courts, incorporating the revised public law outline.
Vicky Preece, winner of the Solicitor Advocate of the Year award 2017, discusses some recent decisions of interest for practitioners representing older children in care proceedings.
Vicky Preece discusses the collaborative approach and provides some insight into working with child clients and being instructed by them.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on draft guidelines for offences involving child cruelty.
A new and innovative scheme to help international families, which launched in September 2017, has had considerable praise and support from leading lawyers around the world.
Mena Ruparel comments on Hart v Hart  EWCA 1306 Civ.
FAQs about getting legal advice if you've been affected by the fire in Grenfell Tower.
Daniel Eames gives his thoughts on the DEEU’s recent paper 'Enforcement and Dispute Resolution'.
Stacey Nevin and Katie Newbury discuss the imminent conflict between immigration law and family law.
The court has jurisdiction to hear W’s application for release from her undertaking.
Michael Allum, David Hodson and Stuart Clark, of the International Family Law Group, discuss the changes to divorce/dissolution petitions and family procedure rules.
Accreditation for family practitioners who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service.
This quality mark is for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in all types of children law work.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
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The Family Law Protocol is the Law Society's authoritative set of best practice guidelines in family practice. Endorsed by the president of the Family Division and developed in association with Resolution and other leading interest groups, adherence to Part I ensures family lawyers are aware of the overarching matters they must consider to promote their client's best interests.
For a fuller treatment of all areas of family practice, buy the complete Family Law Protocol (4th) (Law Society 2015, £39.95).
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The Family Law Committee and Childrens' Law Sub-Committee are part of the Legal Affairs and Policy Board.They review and promote improvements in family law, practice and procedure, including child care law and procedure.
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