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Family Law journal

Family Law journal is the leading practitioner journal compiled by experts for family law professionals. The journal features the latest official guidance's, in-depth case analysis and topical articles.
Publisher: Family Law
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ISBN/ISSN: 00147281
Publisher: Family Law

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Why should you subscribe to Family Law journal


Winner of the prestigious British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) Legal Journals Award 2017. The BIALL Award recognises and rewards excellence in legal serials publishing.

Family Law – the title of reference and record in the field of family law since 1970 – is the leading practitioner journal compiled by experts for family law professionals. The journal features the latest official guidances, in-depth case analysis and topical articles. Contents also include regular columns from the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution, The Law Society and the Association of Her Majesty's District Judges as well as news and research updates, letters and book reviews.

A subscription to Family Law provides:

  • Personal comment from distinguished family law experts on all topical issues
  • Short case reports and analysis of all important family and child law cases
  • In-depth articles from leading practitioners, academics and professionals involved in the justice system
  • Latest news on all key developments in family law, policy and practice
  • Regular updates from the Association of District Judges, Law Society, FLBA and Resolution
  • Practice Directions reproduced in full
  • Other features include book reviews, letters, Resolution news and a diary of events
  • 12 issues a year


"the principal (monthly) periodical dealing with contemporary issues" Sir Mark Potter P (September 2008)

“widely read legal periodical amongst the district bench according to recent Bulletin survey" Law Bulletin, Volume 21 Number 2 (Summer 2010)


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Table of contents

April [2018] Fam Law

Why pro bono? Alex Laing

Five years of legal aid drought – the legacy of LASPO
Coram Children’s Legal Centre: legal aid for children after LASPO
Repudiatory retention: Re C
Accommodation needs of vulnerable young families
LASPO review
Practice guidance: Standard family orders

Last Orders
Revoking adoption: Re J (Adoption: Appeal) - Dr Claire Fenton-Glynn

Case Reports

Welfare and discrimination: Re M - John Eekelaar
Vulnerable clients and the family justice system: Part 1: Disability and the parent - Professor Jo Delahunty QC
Autistic individuals and the family justice system - Anna Remington and Rob George
Excluding different-sex couples from registered and civil partnerships: discrimination and proportionality - Rebecca Kelly and Alexia Place
Thorne v Kennedy: why Australia’s decision on prenups is important for English law - Dr Sharon Thompson
Responsible family asset protection: lessons from Asia’s HK$1.2 billion divorce award - Marcus Dearle

In Practice
How should the courts respond to the public discussion on the changing nature of adoption? Sarah Phillimore
Protection from molestation: orders and legal aid - David Burrows
Dementia and the capacity to marry - Abigail Bond and Holly Mieville-Hawkins
Local authority update: Spring 2018: welfare and prospective adoptive placements - Emma Kendall
President’s Guidance: Jurisdiction of the family court - Sir James Munby
President’s Guidance: Case management and mediation of international child abduction proceedings - Sir James Munby

Dispute Resolution
New kid on the block: co-parent coaching - Marcie Shaoul

Transparency Project News
Why words matter – the debate about ‘disclosure’ - Lucy Reed

Update Extra
HMCTS reform divorce project
Fact finding: Re J (Contact Orders)


Resolution News 488

FLBA News 490

Book Reviews 492

Letter 496

Diary 49