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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

May [2018] Fam Law

Make your 2019 Resolution ... - Margaret Heathcote

FJC Memorial Lecture: social media, surveillance and scrutiny
The domestic abuse consultation: implications for family lawyers and reform
Structuring a judgment: Re DAM
The Jack judgment
A rationality challenge and the open justice principle: Warboys
Financial Remedy Centre Pilot: HMCTS guidance
Family Law Awards 2018: nominations open

Last Orders
The View from the Bar - Rob George

Case Reports

Changing families: family law yesterday, today and tomorrow: a view from south of the Border - Sir James Munby
Islamic Marriages: Given the independent review into the application of Sharia Law in England and Wales, what is the way forward? - Miranda Fisher, Shabana Saleem and
Dr Vishal Vora
Financial remedies today: ‘tools’, ‘rules’, ‘guidelines’, ‘benchmarks’, ‘yardsticks’, ‘ordinary consequences’ and ‘departure points’ - Professor Chris Barton
The best interests of children in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community - Mary Welstead
Children case update: human rights: Spring 2018 - Smita Shah

In Practice
Independent Reviewing Officers: unloved and under threat? - Lynn Davis
Mind the gap? Anderson v Spencer - James Kemp
President’s Guidance: Family Proceedings: Parents with a Learning Disability - Sir James Munby
President’s Guidance: Listing Final Hearings in Adoption Cases - Sir James Munby

Dispute Resolution Update
Relocation cases: a new approach - Jo Edwards, Amanda Sandys and Jamie Gaw

Transparency Project News
Transparency – not just opening doors but inviting people in - Sarah Phillimore

Update Extra
Civil partnerships, human rights, constitutionalism and the UK Supreme Court
Pension Advisory Group: reports and consultation


Resolution News


Book Reviews