Family law marked as ‘stable’ area of litigation

Not another seminar?

Yes! And plenty more, I say! Whilst the legislation has not changed materially since 1973, except of course for the Divorce Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, in so far as how we deal with financial

Today is Monday, well its actually Tuesday as we’ve just had the Easter bank holiday but feels like Monday and now my whole week will be out of sync, with the added benefit that I

The GLP Index has predicted a growth of +3% for family lawyers in 2024. How are family lawyers going to deal with such growth? Or perhaps the question should be how are the family Courts

Data from the ONS highlights the proportion of people who live in a cohabiting couple has increased from 20.6% in 2011 to 24.3% in 2021 (the most recent census). This is an increase across all

It is an exciting time when the need arises to expand the team. It means the team is growing, the volume of work is increasing to warrant a new member and therefore profitability, and a

Family law, like many other sectors, is undergoing a significant transformation thanks (or not, perhaps) to the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. The legal landscape is evolving, with AI becoming an invaluable tool for

When I think I’m starting to get comfortable in my role as a family lawyer (but should you ever be comfortable?) then boom (!) another process comes into play to keep me on my toes.

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There are many boutique specialist family firms out there, and many successful ones at that. As a junior family lawyer this can be very appealing. But for me, I have always worked in a multi-practice

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Now, there’s a question, and one which I’m not going to answer. At a recent Private Children Law seminar, I looked around the room and noticed that nearly 90% were female attendees. Further, the Judge

When you’re training to be a lawyer, via whatever route that may be, almost before you begin your first module, which I remember being ‘An Introduction to Law and Practice’, you have chosen what area

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It can be a daunting journey when you first start your career as a family lawyer. Even when you qualify, you are beginning another new journey. You don’t instantly become a successful family lawyer overnight.

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I had underestimated the challenges of dealing with clients who are going through the most emotionally and financially challenging time in their lives when I first started my career as a family lawyer. I had

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I live in South Somerset and am based at a firm in Wiltshire. Whilst we have a London office, the majority of my clients live within a 50-mile or so radius to our main office