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Events
27/06/2024

Junior Financial Remedies Seminar, 15 October ’24

Please join us in Chambers on the afternoon of Tuesday 15th September for what will be a hugely engaging and insightful seminar delivered by expert members of our Junior Financial Remedy Team. Emma Templar, Luke Tallis and Jack Best will be...

Junior Care
Events
03/06/2024

Junior Care Seminar, 2 July ’24

Please join us in Chambers on the afternoon of Tuesday 2nd July for what will be a hugely engaging and insightful seminar delivered by expert members of our Junior Care Team. Mock Court Hearing A number of applications will be put before the...

Bar Pro Bono Awards
Family
12/04/2024

Bar Pro Bono Award Shortlisting for William Horwood

Many congratulations to William Horwood, a member of our Family Group, who has just been announced on the shortlist for the “Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year” category at the 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards. William’s shortlisting is a hugely...

Darren Howe KC
Family
28/03/2024

St Philips welcome Darren Howe KC MCIArb

St Philips Family Group is delighted to welcome Darren Howe KC MCIArb as a Door Tenant with effect from Tuesday 2nd April 2024. Darren was called to the Bar in 1992 and took silk in 2015. He became a Recorder in 2012 and in 2016 was appointed as...

Molly Roberts
Family
25/03/2024

Exceptional circumstances under section 9(6) – when and to what age?

An article by pupil barrister Molly Roberts. Under section 9(6) and 9(6B) of the Children Act 1989, apart from section 8 orders with a ‘live with’ provision, ‘no court shall make a section 8 order which is to have effect for such a period which...

Keiron McCabe
Family
25/03/2024

Not as simple as 50/50: Unmatched Contributions and An Unequal Sharing of the Matrimonial Home

An article by pupil barrister Keiron McCabe. The matrimonial home is an important environment in which spouses share their lives, and so unsurprisingly it has a special status in financial remedy proceedings. When the combined wealth of parties...

Conor Flaherty
Family
25/03/2024

Scott Schedules: a hindrance, or an aid?

An article by pupil barrister Conor Flaherty. This article will discuss the family court’s current approach to pleading allegations of controlling and coercive behaviour in private Children Act proceedings. The Scott Schedule was a previously well...

Financial Remedy
Events
21/03/2024

Financial Remedy Seminar, 12 June ’24

Please join us in Chambers on the afternoon of Wednesday 12th June for what will be a hugely engaging and insightful seminar delivered by expert members of our Financial Remedy Team. Jonathan Nosworthy, Davinia Riley, Gemma Bowes and William...