Charlotte Baker writes for Legal Week discussing the pressures on the Family Court and the impact of virtual hearings.

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Charles Hale QC writes a comprehensive review on remote hearings for Lexis Nexis

Charles Hale QC writes a review on remote hearings during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its use in the longer term, as well as the advantages of hearings taking place remotely and factors that can increase the effectiveness and areas for improvement.


Chris Barnes and Harry Langford summarise Re H (A Child) in Family Law Week

The Court of Appeal decision has significant and far reaching consequences on disputes between a Local Authority and parents and whether a child subject to a care order can be vaccinated.


Julia Townend writes for Resolution The Review

Julia reviews the proposed reform within the Domestic Abuse Bill, and the practical implications of the Bill on the family justice system.


Rachel Chisholm writes for STEP Journal

Rachel Chisholm discusses the merits of mediation in keeping the cost of divorce down.



Rhiannon Lloyd, appointed Deputy District Judge on the Western Circuit, effective 18th May 2020.