Download the FLBA’s response to the Future Bar Training consultation here.
Download the judgment of the Court of Appeal in Re N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction)  EWCA Civ 1112 which deals with a number of fundamental legal issues and important matters of practice in relation to adoption cases where there is a ‘foreign’ element.
Download the FLBA’s response to the Family Procedure Rule Committee’s consultation on new draft Part 3A of the FPRR 2010, here.
Download the FLBA response to the recent consultation concerning possible court closures, here.
The Financial Remedy Omnibus has been revised. Download the amendments here. You can find this and other guidance and templates gathered together in one place on our Guidance Locator page.
The Institute of Family Law Arbitrators intends to set up a scheme for arbitration in relation to a specified range of disputes concerning children. It seeks a trainer (or trainers) to participate in training children-issue arbitrators. Candidates should be solicitors, barristers or retired judges who are at least 10 years qualified, and whose work comprises,(…)
The President of the Family Division has issued guidance concerning radicalisation cases, applicable with immediate effect – which you may download here.
Please note that the closing date for nomination forms is this Friday 9 October. Details are set out below (and attached). Applications would be especially welcome from sets which might not normally field a candidate. These are testing times for the Family Bar and it is vital that the entire membership has the opportunity to(…)
There is currently a consultation open concerning Queen’s Counsel application and appointment fees. Responses are requested by 31 December 2015. Download the consultation document here : Queens Counsel Application Appointment fees
The conference attracts 5 CPD points. Conference booking forms may be downloaded here (English, Cymraeg) along with hotel booking form here). The programme is below (or in Welsh here). Programme 8.30-9.00am Registration and refreshments 9.00-9.30am Committee meeting (AGM) 9.30-9.45am Welcome and Introduction – Mr Justice Moor- Family Division Presiding Judge for the Wales & Chester Circuit(…)