Barristers may form firms with solicitors

July 1, 2014 2 comments

family law

Barristers may form new joint firms with solicitors following a recent move by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The BSB governs barristers in England and Wales. It has now been applied to be recognised as an ‘entity regulator’, which would allow it to certify new forms of legal firm. The Board hopes it might receive such…

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Marriage vs cohabitation in the Telegraph

May 2, 2014 12 comments

wedding rings

There’s been a lot of discussion about introducing cohabitation rights for unmarried couples this week. Now it appears as though some people are wondering whether marriage is worth the bother. One such person is Telegraph journalist Radhika Sanghani, who wondered in a very interesting article if there is really any point to marriage. Something I…

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Talking ‘no-fault’ divorce and the judiciary

April 30, 2014 3 comments

papers, Stowe coverage

I’ve been doing the media rounds again. After Sir James Munby caused quite a stir yesterday, I have spoken to a number of national media outlets. In a speech he gave at the Royal Courts of Justice, the President of the Family Division made a number of comments regarding possible changes to family law in…

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