Sam Woodham writes about ‘Silver Splitters’.

Sam Woodham writes for Legal & General about the growing increase in divorce rates for the over 65’s and why this trend might be developing.

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Chambers are sad to note the death of HHJ Byrt QC on 2nd January 2021. He was the Head of Chambers from 1975-1983 during which period chambers went from strength to strength and then he took his appointment as a circuit judge. He was a greatly respected and well liked barrister and then judge. Our sincere condolences go to his family.



Mani Basi and Lucy Logan Green write for the Family Law Journal

Mani and Lucy write about the circumstances in which local authority involvement (public law) can become relevant within private law children proceedings.

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Virtual Pupillage Open Evening 2021

4PB will be hosting a virtual pupillage open evening on Friday 15th January at 6pm. To register your interest click here.


Andrew Powell writes for Today’s Family Lawyer

Andrew Powell writes about the impact the global pandemic has had on international surrogacy arrangements.

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Rosanne Godfrey-Lockwood writes for FT Money

Rosanne Godfrey-Lockwood, writes for the Financial Times, addressing how an acrimonious divorce can take a financial toll, and the courts view in such divorces, by way of reviewing the Court of Appeal, Rothschild case.

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