Open: Judicial Assistants in the Court of Appeal

Applications are invited for a number of fixed term posts assisting the Lords and Lady Justices of Appeal. During their period with the Court the judicial assistants will give invaluable help to members of the

The search is on for Resolution’s Champions of Family Justice 2024. The Resolution Awards is a celebration of their founding values, of their members’ commitment to finding a better way. Recognising excellence across all family

Boodle Hatfield have revealed a new equal opportunity parental leave policy. The new policy is available to all employees and Partners across the firm and is believed to be a market first for an independent

The Law Firm Marketing Club (LFMC) have announced the launch of its annual Professional Services Marketing Survey, inviting participation from professional services firms across the United Kingdom. The survey, designed to offer comprehensive insights into

London firm Hunters Law LLP has announced that Alex Brereton and Dr Maria Wright have joined the firm as Partner and Senior Associate respectively, strengthening the firm’s rapidly growing family department, now a team of

Appointment of the Designated Family Judge for South Yorkshire Following an Expressions of Interest exercise, the President of the Family Division is pleased to announce the appointment of a Designated Family Judge. HHJ Fayyaz Afzal

In the last weekly update from the Law Society’s public affairs team on all the latest developments and debates in Parliament and across Whitehall, one feature was Legal Aid. The Legal Aid comment is below:

The Law Society of England and Wales is celebrating 20 years since its landmark Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) began and invites talented aspiring solicitors to apply for the 2024 cohort. DAS aims to help improve

As a reminder, today is the last day to register for the Bridget Lindley Memorial Lecture. The lecture is given by Jacky Tiotto, Cafcass Chief Executive. ‘A light or a sound in the distance –

Managing Director at The Family Law Company, has called for a national register of dual-qualified solicitors to better improve access to justice for clients from the outset. Commenting on this issue, Norman Hartnell, Managing Director

The Family Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2023 (SI 2023/1324) will come into force in part on 8th April 2024 and partly on 29th April 2024. This story puts the focus on Non Court Dispute

Divorces in England and Wales: 2022 – plummeting numbers of divorces granted are the lowest for 50 years! The Office for National Statistics have released their annual divorce and civil partnership dissolution numbers and rates,

Karen Dovaston provided the update below regarding Notice of Change to her followers on LinkedIn, and has kindly allowed Today’s Family Lawyer to share it as a news story. You can read Karen’s original LinkedIn

Bereaved parents who have lost a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy in England can now receive a certificate in recognition of their loss. Ministers have stated that they have listened to bereaved parents who

The Health Secretary, Victoria Atkins says her “record speaks for itself” as MPs begin preparations for the first major vote in over 30 years which would change the law by backing the decriminalisation of abortion.

You will have already seen that earlier today we covered the LSB’s publication regarding NDAs. Evidence NDAs used to cover up illegal conduct, promote imbalances of power and restrict access to justice published by the

Evidence NDAs used to cover up illegal conduct, promote imbalances of power and restrict access to justice published by the Legal Services Board. The Legal Services Board has published this morning a summary report of

Thousands of offenders on community and suspended sentences will no longer be able to secretly change their name as part of tough new rules to protect the public. The Community and Suspended Sentences (Notification of

Menopause symptoms can be considered a disability and employers face being sued if they do not make “reasonable adjustments”, a watchdog has said. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have issued the guidance to

The Law Society of England and Wales is calling on family law practitioners to take part in the next stage of our research from Frontier Economics. If you do sign up you will be joining

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