Andrew Powell has returned from his Pegasus scholarship in Los Angeles. Andrew spent 3 months at a boutique law firm, Vorzimer Masserman and worked closely with specialist surrogacy and fertility lawyers. To read his blog click here
We are delighted to announce that Jonathan Evans has joined 4PB. Jonathan has a broad family practice. He was previously a tenant at Renaissance Chambers.
Financial Remedies Seminar
The annual 4PB half day Financial Remedies Seminar will take place on 1st May, at the Crowne Plaze London – The City. For further information click here
Rubin v Rubin  EWHC 611 (Fam)
Christopher Hames represented the Husband/Father in Rubin v Rubin  EWHC 611 (Fam) where Mr Justice Mostyn has given authoritative guidance on the appropriate principles to be applied in applications for Legal Services Payment Orders under Section 22ZA of the MCA and applications for costs allowances under Schedule 1 to the Children for funding against Applicants in Hague Convention proceedings.
The White Paper Conference
Michael Sternberg QC MCI Arb chaired The White Paper Annual National Conference on Financial Remedies and related Children Act topics at the Caledonian Club in Belgravia SW1. 140 attendees heard 4 silks including Kate Brannigan QC of 4 PB speak. The Conference was overbooked and will be repeated on 2nd April next in the same venue.
Queens Counsel Appointment
We are delighted to annouce that Charles Hale has been approved as Queens Counsel. The ceremony will take place on 14th April.