Family Affairs

Bracewell Essay Prize Joint Winners

This year the Bracewell Essay Prize was awarded jointly to two oustanding essays, from Elliw Roberts (St John’s Buildings) and Simon Rowbotham. Congratulations to both! The Essay title set for entrants was: To be…or not to be at risk?  Are the Courts protecting children appropriately from the likelihood of future significant harm? Elliw’s essay was published in(…)

Interview with Sir Andrew Macfarlane

Sir Andrew McFarlane was promoted to the Court of Appeal in July 2011, the most recent appointment in a meteoric career that began in the drama department of Durham University. As he explains in conversation with Family Affairs, his preferred activities at University
involved drama, student politics and the church. Law seems to have
been an after-thought(…)