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Goodman Ray is an award winning Family Law firm situated in central London. We have a vacancy for a full time paralegal to work with senior solicitors and partners in our Domestic Abuse and Children Team. The successful candidate will be required to provide comprehensive and efficient support to senior...
Shabina Begum joins Goodman Ray as a partner Shabina is an expert in child abduction matters from both Hague and Non-Hague signatory contracting States. She also specialises in domestic violence, honour based violence, forced marriage, transnational abandonment and female genital mutilation cases. She is Resolution accredited in Child Abduction and...
Goodman Ray is an award winning Family Law firm situated in central London. We have a vacancy for a full time experienced paralegal to work with solicitors and partners in our Adoption, Surrogacy and International Child Care Team. The successful candidate will be required to provide comprehensive and efficient support...
On April 29th, changes to the Family Procedure Rules will be introduced. Couples in dispute need to be aware of these changes and the possible cost implications if they fail to follow the expectations of the new rules, namely that set procedures are followed to try to reach a pre-court...
The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is #InspireInclusion. In this interview, Peggy reflects on how family law has become more inclusive since she and Judith Goodman established Goodman Ray in 1985. Peggy considers what it means to #InspireInclusion, reflects on the highlights of her career in family law, and...
In an era where awareness is crucial to igniting change, No More Week stands against domestic abuse and sexual violence for their mission to cultivate a culture of safety, respect, and equality.  No More Week is unique in that it serves as a catalyst for systemic change by challenging societal...
Hannah Perry joins Goodman Ray as a partner Hannah is a well-known solicitor in the field of children and family law. She regularly acts for children, parents and other family members in complex care cases where children have suffered non accidental injuries, serious physical or sexual abuse, deprivation of liberty cases....
Jemma Dally and Marie Campbell instructed Janet Bazley KC, Olivia Magennis and Melissa Elsworth from 1GC in the reported case of Re Z (Surrogacy: Step-parent Adoption), where they represented the Respondent Surrogate, G. In summary the case concerned two applications by X and Y, a same-sex male couple, in relation...
For many, Christmas and the festive period can be one of the most wonderful times of the year, but it is also one of the most stressful for newly divorced or separated families. Several issues can arise over Christmas including what gifts to get, timing of changeovers and general arrangements...
In Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnest, Algernon Moncrieff remarks: ‘Divorces are made in Heaven’.[1] It is the opposite of the cliché ‘a marriage made in Heaven’ which forces the audience to rethink the original phrase. Divorce is often regarded as a painful experience however the process and...