In Birch v Birch [2017] UKSC 53 the Supreme Court was very recently asked to consider whether the courts can revisit a final consent order…

Following the Queen’s speech to Parliament on 21 June 2017, we revisit the topic of what the likely effects of Brexit will be upon family law in the UK…

Last week, Mr Justice Jackson – who in September last year was praised for his efforts in delivering an age-appropriate judgment containing an emoji…

The recent story of Sandeep and Reena Mander highlights some of the issues that can confront couples wishing to adopt a child. The Manders are…

In the recent High Court judgement of Re W (A Child) the President of the Family Division, Munby J, dismissed an application for an adoption Order…

Thomas Brownrigg shortlisted for the 2017 Citywealth Leaders Awards for Family Lawyer of the Year – Associate…

The Supreme Court today delivered its judgment in the long-running case of Walker v Innospec Limited and others [2017] UKSC 47. This case represents…

Section 10A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 was introduced to provide assistance to individuals who although divorced in English Law, are unable to remarry in accordance…

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. …

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