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Family
10/11/2022

Pro bono work for Advocate

During Pro Bono Week we would like to highlight the work that William Horwood regularly undertakes via Advocate. He completed the “25 for 25” challenge run by Advocate in 2021/22 to mark its 25th anniversary. William is currently instructed...

Family
08/11/2022

#WeDoProBono

It is Pro Bono Week and we are proud to highlight some of the exceptional work undertaken by our members in this area. Beth Armitage, a family law barrister, is involved with a variety of pro-bono work, from volunteering at the Birmingham...

Family
07/11/2022

Warnings for periodical payments orders – indexation during high inflation

Inflation – why does it matter in financial remedies? We are living in an era of high inflation. At the time of writing, the current rate of inflation is 10.2%. This is a seismic shift from what has gone before it: between 2012 – 2020 the UK had...

Family
30/09/2022

Eve Bugeja appointed as a Circuit Judge

We are delighted to announce that Eve Bugeja has been appointed a Circuit Judge. She will be deployed at Reading Family Court as of the 10th October 2022. Reacting to the announcement, Head of the Family Group, Carolyn Jones said...

Family
30/09/2022

Cross examination in cases involving domestic abuse

“I have found it extremely disturbing to have been required to watch this woman cross examined about a period of her life that has been so obviously unhappy and by a man who was the direct cause of her unhappiness”. Those were the words of Hayden...

Family
26/09/2022

Barrister of the Year – Jonathan Nosworthy

St Philips Family Law Practice Group is delighted to announce that Head of the Financial Remedies Team, Jonathan Nosworthy, was awarded the prestigious Barrister of the Year Award at the Worcestershire Law Society Annual Awards Dinner held at...

Family
22/08/2022

Judicial Appointment

We are delighted to announce that Lucie French has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal by the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Keith Lindblom. Lucie has been assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber in...

Family
02/08/2022

His Honour Judge Jack Redmond

We are delighted to announce that Jack Redmond has been appointed a Circuit Judge. He will be based at Leicester County Court as of the 15th of August. It is a tremendous achievement given that he was called in 2009 and only appointed a Recorder in...