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Private Family Law Update: May 2021

Private Family Law Update: May 2021

Private Family Law Update: May 2021  Index of Cases M v D [2021] EWHC 1351 – A case concerning the meaning of the term “associated person” in s62(3) of the Family Law Act 1996                                   ...

Public Law Update: June 2021

Public Law Update: June 2021

Public Law Update: June 2021   Index of Cases Re Q, R & S (RRO Application) [2021] EWHC 1492 – The High Court considered an application for a Reporting Restriction Order concerning three children whose mother was murdered by their father –...

Strong commercial mediator joins Crown Chambers

Strong commercial mediator joins Crown Chambers

Strong commercial mediator joins Crown Chambers   Crown Chambers are delighted to welcome experienced Barrister and Commercial Mediator Patrick Taylor to their growing team. Patrick joins Crown Chambers following a 30-year career specialising...

Crown Chambers recognised by Wellbeing at the Bar

Crown Chambers recognised by Wellbeing at the Bar

Crown Chambers recognised by Wellbeing at The Bar   Crown Chambers is delighted to have received a Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition from The Bar Council. The Bar Council introduced the Certificate of Recognition as a means of acknowledging...

Public Law Update: May 2021

Public Law Update: May 2021

Public Law Update: May 2021   Index of Cases Re TT (Children: Discharge of Care Order) [2021] EWCA Civ 742 – The Court of Appeal sets out the correct test to be applied when considering an application to discharge a care order -...

Crown Chambers signs Women in Law Pledge

Crown Chambers signs Women in Law Pledge

Crown Chambers signs Women in Law Pledge   Crown Chambers is delighted to have signed the Women in Law Pledge, a commitment to working together to harness the power of gender equality to transform the business of law. An initiative led by The...

Public Law Update: April 2021

Public Law Update: April 2021

Public Law Update: April 2021   Index of Cases Re YY (Children: Conduct of the Local Authority) [2021] EWHC 749 (Fam) – The Court of Appeal considers the serious failings of a Local Authority -...

Private Family Law Update: March 2021

Private Family Law Update: March 2021

Private Family Law Update: March 2021   Index of Cases Re H-N and Others (Children) (Domestic Abuse: Finding of fact hearings) [2021] EWCA Civ 448 – 4 appeals considering the approach to finding of fact hearings in private law matters...

F (A Child: Adjournment)

F (A Child: Adjournment)

F (A Child: Adjournment  Appeal by Mother (M) against the refusal of her application for the adjournment of an imminent final hearing in care proceedings.  The proceedings concerned a boy J.  J’s Mother was 19 when he was born and not living...

Crown Chambers welcomes third family Silk

Crown Chambers welcomes third family Silk

Crown Chambers welcomes third family Silk Crown Chambers is delighted to welcome Jeremy Weston QC as our third silk door tenant. Jeremy specialises in family law and is described in Chambers & Partners as “highly regarded and tactically...

Pupillage Applications and Dealing with the Rejection

Pupillage Applications and Dealing with the Rejection

Pupillage Applications and Dealing with the Rejection Anyone who has been thinking about applying for pupillage for more than 5 minutes knows how incredibly competitive it is. To give an idea of exactly how competitive it is – the latest report by...

Crown Chambers support team grows

Crown Chambers support team grows

Crown Chambers support team grows Crown Chambers is delighted to welcome new Clerk Rob Winship to their growing team. Rob joins our existing team of Clerks to help support our continued growth and caseload working alongside Hayley Naylor and Louise...

Pupillage and a Pandemic – Hannah Turner

Pupillage and a Pandemic – Hannah Turner

Pupillage and a Pandemic - Hannah Turner The beginning of 2021 has been difficult for a number of people, for a whole variety of reasons. The typical January blues, the start of lockdown (AGAIN?!) and just a general sense of despair when thinking...

Public Law Update – February 2021

Public Law Update – February 2021

Public Law Update - February 2021 Index of Cases Lancashire County Council v G (No. 4) (Continuing Unavailability of Regulated Placement) [2021] EWHC 244 (Fam) – the High Court considering placement options for a child requiring secure...

Private Family Law Update – February 2021

Private Family Law Update – February 2021

Private Family Law Update - February 2021 Index of Cases Re AC (a child) [2020] All ER (D) 111 (Dec) – Specific Issue Order authorising the mother to accept inheritance of a share in an Italian property on behalf of the child....

Pupillage in a Pandemic – Jazmine Lee

Pupillage in a Pandemic – Jazmine Lee

Pupillage in a Pandemic - Jazmine Lee All those years ago, when I first envisaged starting a pupillage, I did not imagine dialling into Court hearings via my iPhone at a desk in my bedroom. But alas, we were hit with a pandemic and the legal...

The Road Ahead – Updated Summary

The Road Ahead – Updated Summary

The Road Ahead - Updated SummaryThe Road Ahead which was published in June 2020 offered guidance to lay persons and legal representatives at a time when there was significant unknown in light of the coronavirus pandemic. At the time of publication,...

One month in – Rebecca Wilkinson

One month in – Rebecca Wilkinson

One month in - Rebecca Wilkinson In line with my duty to act with honesty and integrity [CD3], I must admit at the time of writing I am in fact six weeks into my pupillage at Crown Chambers. As often happens at the bar, time has run away with me...

Parole Board hearings – what next?

Parole Board hearings – what next?

Parole Board hearings - what next?In October 2020, the Government launched the ‘root-and-branch review’ of the Parole System. The review has focused initially on improving the transparency of the Parole Board’s work and Parole Hearings. The...

Private Family Law Update – January 2021

Private Family Law Update – January 2021

Private Family Law Update - January 2021Index of Cases F v M [2021] EWFC 4 – Considered coercive control and Scott schedules in domestic abuse cases. https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/HCJ/2021/4.html M v H ( private law vaccination) [2020] EWFC...

Public Law Update – January 2021

Public Law Update – January 2021

Public Law Update - January 2021 Index of Cases Re G [2020] EWFC 94 – application for care and placement orders where mother requires professional care 24 hours a day. https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/HCJ/2020/94.html A Local Authority v JK...

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