Please click here to view the final approved draft of the revised PD27A (‘Bundles’ Practice Direction), which comes in to force on 23 July 2018. The draft has been approved by the President, the Family Procedure Rule Committee and by the Master of the Rolls, and awaits only a formal signature by the Minister. The basic(…)
Read the President of the Family Division’s Speech to the FLBA delivered in May 2018 at Cumberland Lodge here.
The FLBA warmly congratulates Mr Justice Baker, soon to be Lord Justice Baker, on his appointment to the Court of Appeal.
Download a message from the President of the Family Division to Family Judges outlining the proposed reforms in the family jurisdiction : Judicial Ways of Working here.
If you haven’t reactivated your official Bar Directory profile for 2018/19 yet, you can ensure your details are included by registering now. Claiming your official Bar Directory profile is straightforward, free and should only take you a couple of minutes. The Bar Council has partnered with the tech team at Juriosity to launch the new(…)
It is hard to believe that almost three months have passed since I became the Chairman of the FLBA and I am sorry that it has taken me so long to write my first FLBMail. When looking at the missives sent by my predecessor, Philip Marshall QC, I see that it has become traditional to(…)
Information about this scheme is below – firstly information for potential applicants (next deadline 21 May), and secondly information for those organisations who may wish to develop a legal exchange programme (next deadline 21 May).
The President of the Family Division has issued new guidance concerning Parents With a Learning Disability. You can find the guidance on the judiciary website here.
The Annual Dinner of the Association takes place on Friday 23rd February 2018 at 6.45 p.m. for 7.15 p.m. in Middle Temple Hall. The guest speaker will be Lady Justice Black. The Dinner is open to all members of the Association, whose subscriptions are current, and others, such as members of the Judiciary, to(…)
Download the minutes of the FLBA National Committee meeting held on 13 September 2017 here.