My review of the year (part one) by John Bolch

December 2, 2013 2 comments

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As is customary at this time of year, I thought I would do a short series of posts reviewing some of the most important developments in family law over the last twelve months. It’s certainly been a busy time… The year began with one of its recurring themes: mediation. Using the January ‘divorce bulge’ as…

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Senior family judge pledges greater transparency in family law

April 18, 2013 9 comments

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The family law system is undergoing the “most radical reforms in a lifetime”, according to a senior judge. In a recently published statement, Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, said ongoing reforms to family justice in the UK were “nothing short of revolutionary”. He  stressed his determination to focus on transparency within the…

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News: President of the Family Division set to retire

October 2, 2012 7 comments

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Sir Nicholas Wall has announced plans to retire as President of the Family Division from December 1 due to ill health. The Family Division is part of the High Court of Justice in England and Wales. The President is the most senior family law judge in the two countries. Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall PC,…

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