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FLBMail : July 2016

You will forgive me, I hope, that this FLBMail is being sent out later in July than is normal to coincide with the approach of the end of term, although I know that some of you are already away as school holidays seem to begin earlier and earlier each year. This is my sixth FLBMail(…)

Wellbeing at the Bar : Practice Management, Resilience & Recovery Workshop

This workshop will take place on 5th September, 6pm at Parliament Chambers at Inner Temple. It is hoped that the event will attract 1CPD point and those wishing to attend need to register with Aaron Dolan by 1st September: aaron.dolan@criminalbar.com The timetable is as follows: Registration from 1745 Presentation 1800-1845 Q&A 10-15 minutes Refreshments 1900-2000(…)

Guidance in cases with an international element

In May 2016 the President of the Family Division issued the following guidance for those involved in cases with an international element : Liaison between Courts in England and Wales and British Embassies and High Commissions International Family Justice FAQs Judicial Guidance – Cross Border Transfer

Valedictory – Hogg J

Read the valedictory speeches for the Honourable Mrs Justice Hogg upon her retirement, delivered on 23 March 2016 at the Royal Courts of Justice. Download here.

Cumberland Lodge 2016

Cumberland Lodge weekend : Friday 6th – Sunday 8th May 2016 You are warmly invited to the Association’s 35th Annual Weekend Conference at Cumberland Lodge. A copy of the Programme is below and attached [NB The FINAL Programme is in the attached file], together with a Booking Form, map and the inevitable “small print” (please read!). You will see from(…)

FLBMail Jan 2016

Happy New Year to you all !! This is my first FLBMail as chairman of the FLBA. I confess that I embark upon my two years as chairman with some mild trepidation, but also with great excitement. As secretary, and then as vice chairman, I have had the pleasure to serve under four past chairmen(…)

FLBMail Feb 2016

What has happened to January? Where has it gone? This is my second FLBMail as chairman of the FLBA. Only twenty two more to go! January has been an excellent first month. Amongst other things, I attended my first ever meeting of the Bar Council. There can be few better ways to pass a Saturday(…)

FLBMail March 2016

March is upon us. Tempus does indeed fugit. Spring must surely be around the corner? This is my third FLBMail as chairman of the FLBA. February has been a busy and enjoyable month. I write this FLBMail on Saturday morning. Last night I enjoyed a most excellent evening in Middle Temple Hall hosting the FLBA’s(…)