Members of Chambers would like to wish many congratulations to The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane who is the New President of the Family Division from 28 July 2018 following the retirement of Sir James Munby. https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/announcements/new-president-of-the-family-division-appointment-the-rt-hon-sir-andrew-mcfarlane/
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Entries by Lisa Lyons
The Court of Appeal has told a litigant who was more than two months late lodging an employment appeal that he cannot rely on his interpretation of new guidance applied following the Mitchell case. https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/no-leniency-for-computer-illiterate-lip-who-filed-73-days-late/5065770.article
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer is now in her second six pupillage and is able to accept Instructions within her practice area of Family Law,
David’s appointment will run from 1 April 2018 until 31 March 2021, alongside his usual busy practice. Sport Resolutions is the independent dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom. The Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators includes many of the top legal, financial, medical, safeguarding and sport administrator professionals working in sport. The Panel provides arbitration, appeals, investigations, […]
The President of the Family Division circulates, for consultation, the second batch of Standard Family Orders (the first batch was issued with my Guidance dated 30 November 2017). Many of these have been in circulation for some time, some not, which is why on this occasion I have decided that there needs to be a […]
Our family team are delighted to invite you to attend our full day conference on Thursday 21st June 2018 – 10.00am – 4.30pm. Presented by Magdalen Chambers With Crosse & Crosse Solicitors at The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AD Including sessions on What to watch for after Brexit Financial Remedies – key practical and procedural […]
Chambers is very sad to report report that Richard Guy has passed away suddenly on the 25th February aged 81. There is a memorial service in Temple Church this Friday 16th March. If you would like to attend, please can you let me know and I will contact the family. Please click on the link […]
Chambers are delighted to congratulate Penny Ireland on her appointment as a full time District Judge. Penny was called to the Bar in 1996 and has been practicing family law in chambers since 2011. She was appointed Deputy District Judge in 2010. Penny will be based at Exeter County Court sitting at Exeter and Barnstaple, […]
In the absence of an authoritative statutory definition, a fair amount of judicial ink has been spent attempting to unpack the practical meaning of the term ‘fundamental dishonesty’. It was introduced by CPR 44.16(4) as an exception to the qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) provisions in CPR 44.14 and has since been employed in the […]
On the elevation of Michael Berkley to the Circuit Bench, Chambers is delighted that Christopher Naish is to continue his inspiring leadership as sole Head of Chambers.