The Mental Capacity Act 2005 established the Court of Protection, enabling the High Court to settle disputes in relation to an individual’s care and welfare…

The Children and Social Work Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017, becoming an Act of Parliament. This new law furthers the duty of local authorities in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. …

The President of the Family Division has called for the process of obtaining a divorce to be completely separate from a couple’s disputes over money…

An important and insightful judgment recently handed down by Mr Justice Cobb, highlighting the paramountcy of the child’s welfare against the need…

In what is believed to be the largest award in financial remedy proceedings in the UK, the former wife of an oil and gas trader has been awarded £453 Million…

Pursuant to s.25 Adoption and Children Act 2002 (ACA), when a child is placed with prospective adopters ‘parental responsibility is given to them’…

This week Jemma Dally, along with other leading lawyers, spoke to Citywealth about the rise of surrogacy…

We are enhancing our Divorce and Finance team and are currently looking to recruit two solicitors…

Government cuts to policing and specialist services for victims of domestic abuse may impact on the extent to which perpetrators of domestic violence…

In Owens v Owens [2017] EWCA Civ 182 the three justices, including the president of the family division, Sir James Munby, observed…

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