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In the press: Princess Haya turns to the Courts for protection in her legal battle against the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

July 31, 2019

The case is currently being heard in the Family Court Division of the High Court in London where the Princess is, according to recent news, seeking a forced marriage protection order for her child, a non-molestation order and wardship of their children. Interestingly, Sheikh Mohammed has sought an order for their children to be returned

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An Analysis of the new Children Arbitration Scheme

September 26, 2016

In this article James Pirrie, director of Family Law in Partnership, examines the Children Arbitration Scheme which was launched in July 2016. Non-court alternatives have proliferated for financial cases (private FDRs, ENE, collaborative, mediation and in February 2012, arbitration). On July 19th 2016, family lawyers found the options for their clients increase radically with the

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Children arbitration scheme launches today

July 18, 2016

The family law children arbitration scheme launches today. Family Law in Partnership has three qualified children law arbitrators – Gillian Bishop, Felicity Shedden and James Pirrie. Family Law in Partnership also boasts three arbitrators who are qualified in financial and property related matters – James Pirrie, Felicity Shedden and Bradley Williams. The Family Law Arbitration

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Arbitration Children Scheme – Gillian Bishop qualifies as a children law arbitrator

July 14, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership director Gillian Bishop has qualified as a children law arbitrator under the Family Law Arbitration Children Scheme. Gillian’s appointment follows that of director James Pirrie and consultant Felicity Shedden and takes the number of children law arbitrators at Family Law in Partnership to three. Both James and

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Training for the IFLA Children Scheme

April 15, 2016

James Pirrie and Felicity Shedden give a delegate’s view of training for the IFLA Children Scheme in an article by Matthias Mueller published today in Family Law. Both James and Felicity are already qualified IFLA arbitrators under the financial scheme and are among the first to undergo training for the children scheme which has recently been

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