M (A Child) [2021] EWCA Civ 437 This is a case in which Peggy Ray…

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Goodman Ray Welcomes Government Mediation Voucher Scheme The government has today announced that it is…

Case Comment and Update: R (Quincy) Bell v The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust…

Domestic Violence: the need for community-based support It is not surprising that recent figures produced…

Domestic Violence: the need for community-based support It is not surprising that recent figures produced…

How much does a lawyer cost? Finding yourself in a situation where you need to…

  Conduct and Contribution – Goodman Ray represents husband in Court of Appeal financial relief…

Izzy Jaques of our matrimonial and finance team represented the husband in respect of his…

Successful appeal helps clarify what amounts to notice to end an adoption placement Jemma Dally…

Jemma Dally of Goodman Ray represented the prospective adopters who succeeded in their appeal in…

What is a child arrangement order? Child arrangements orders are made by the court pursuant…

Public Law – Understanding the Local Authority and Children When a local authority is concerned…

Uncontested vs Contested Divorce – What’s the difference? Divorce is a difficult time for individuals…

Are Borders Barriers to Contact? Separated International Families in a Time of Coronavirus Living through…

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At 35 years of age Dr. Tunde Okewale MBE is the youngest leading barrister to…

Patricia Janet Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal PC QC was born on 19 August 1955…

Tunji Sowande has many firsts to his name as a black legal professional in England…

In October 2004, The Hon. Dame Linda Dobbs DBE became the first non-white high court…

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In simple terms, international parental child abduction occurs when one parent removes a child from…

The national emergency as a result of Covid-19 has been unprecedented. Consequently, for parents it…

On May 21st 2019, ministers announced that a panel of experts would review “how the…

Local authorities have a statutory duty to protect children living in their area. However, understanding…

So you find yourself in need of legal advice. But who should you turn to…

On 15 March 2019, the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2019 received…

What is parental responsibility? Parental responsibility (PR) allows an individual to make important decisions concerning…

That is a question you may be asking yourself in advance of your upcoming marriage….

That is a question you may be asking yourself in advance of your upcoming marriage….

The UK government has acted to reverse its policy of making British victims of forced…

Take your time completing the divorce petition. Make sure every box is completed or your…

The government has published a draft Domestic Abuse Bill which aims to better support victims…

Family disputes present a host of challenges to the parties and any children involved, not…

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  The Chambers and Partners Legal Directory have now released their rankings for 2019. Goodman…

The Legal 500 rankings for 2019 have now been released, and we are pleased to…

The issues around forced marriage are by no means new, but there has been a…

Every year more than a million people are victims of domestic abuse in the United…

We are looking for a paralegal to join our specialist Domestic Abuse team to cover Maternity Leave until the end of October…

The current law provides that a couple can divorce if there has been an ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of their marriage. In accordance with section 1(2) of…

The current law provides that a couple can divorce if there has been an ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of their marriage. In accordance with section 1(2) of…

In this article we will consider the powers of the Family Court to deprive a child of their liberty by use of secure accommodation orders and other orders…

In October 2017, a 54-page document was drafted by the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions…

New Zealand MP, Jan Logie, initially proposed a new bill that introduced paid employment leave for victims of domestic violence in December 2016…