The International Family Law Journal is the only English language practitioner journal dealing with the rationale and jurisprudence of family law as it affects families and individuals across Europe and the rest of the world. In the journal practitioners and academics share their skills with subscribers in what is a rapidly growing – but possibly daunting – area of family law.
International Family Law Journal is available as either a print or online (as part of LexisLibrary) subscription.
The journal features the latest official guidances, in-depth practical pieces and topical articles. Contents also include regular columns from the International Resolution Committee and the Permanent Hague Bureau, as well as news from our expert panel of international correspondents, case reports and book reviews.
International Family Law deals with the complexities affecting international family lawyers including maintenance regulation, marital property, financial matters, separation and divorce, and all aspects of child law. It includes:
- Latest international news and developments affecting family practice
- Topical articles and expert commentary from leading practitioners across the globe
- Detailed Case reports providing analysis of latest European case-law
- Jurisdictional briefings providing expert summaries of the most important developments
- Regular updates from Resolution and Resolution's International Committee
- Four issues a year ensuring you are kept reliably informed
"for those involved in any aspect of Family Law at an international level, the International Family Law journal (IFL) is a “must” for its content and clarity and for its depth and its scrutiny of a complex world where matters are often conducted so differently and with so much at stake for our clients in many cases" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers
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Table of contents
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Note from the editor Edward Bennett
Operating the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention in the context of Brussels IIa – the 2015 statistics
Nigel Lowe QC (Hon) and Victoria Stephens
Brexit and family law
Resolution, International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
The Special Commissions concerning the 1980 Abduction Convention
Sir Mathew Thorpe
‘We’ve got trust issues’ – trusts in divorce update
Robert Micklem and Peter Burgess
What’s in a name?
Grace TY Cheng
Case Update Emily Rayner
Consultant Editors: The Rt Hon Sir Mathew Thorpe, Former Head of International Justice for England and Wales, Associate Member, 1 Hare Court; Elizabeth Walsh, Solicitor and Mediator
Advisory Editors: The Hon Mr Justice Moylan, International Hague Network Judge for England and Wales; The Hon Mr Justice Mostyn, London; Rebecca Bailey-Harris, Barrister and Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol; Nigel Lowe, Professor of Law, University of Cardiff; Maggie Rae, Partner, Clintons, London; Mr Justice Williams, Family Division, High Court
International Correspondents: Charlotte Butruille-Cardew Paris, France; Haroula Constandinidou Athens, Greece; Ian Curry-Sumner Utrecht, The Netherlands; Edwin Freedman, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Marsha Garrison, New York, USA; Mark Henaghan, Dunedin, New Zealand; Anne-Marie Hutchinson, London, UK; Jacqueline Leong QC, Hong Kong, China; Ranjit Malhotra and Anil Malhotra, Chandigarh, India; Werner U Martens, Munich, Germany; Michael Nicholls QC, Perth, Australia; Madam Justice Allyson Ramkerrysingh,Trinidad and Tobago; Judge of Appeal Belinda van Heerden (Retired), Cape Town, South Africa; Judge Paul von Dadelszen QSO (Retired), Hastings, New Zealand;
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