Family Law Seminars and Events


Private Law Children’s Seminar

Addiction and Family Breakdown

Thames Valley Law Society

Michael Sternberg QC MCI Arb, Stephen Lyons MCI Arb, Chris Hames and Kate Van Roll gave lectures on a range of financial remedy topics including Freezing Orders; an FR up-date; non-matrimonial property and Prest v Petrodel to a very well-attended meeting of The Thames Valley Law Society in Reading.

Public Law Seminar

The Public Law Children's team hosted a seminar at The Crowne Plaza - The City

Oxfordshire Financial Remedies Seminar

The money practitioners at 4PB hosted a seminar at the Oxford Thames Four Pillar Hotel.

Financial Remedy Half Day Conference

Really Important areas in Financial Remedies where you just have to be up to speed: A presentation from 4PB

1996 Hague Convention Seminar

The half day seminar looked at the 1996 Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures from Protecting Children, which was expected to be implemented on 1st August 2012.The 1996 Convention covers a wide variety of matters although practitioners will note a considerable similarity between aspects of the 1996 Convention and BIIR. The Convention makes provision for: Ascertaining which country has jurisdiction based on habitual residence - Determining which country's laws are to be applied- Recognition and Enforcement of orders between states- A framework for the exchange of information and collaboration between administrative authorities. The Convention will be of particular impact in cross-border custody and contact cases, in child abduction cases and in cross-border placements of children.