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Family Law in Partnership wins Law Society’s Excellence in Learning & Development Award 2018

October 18, 2018

Family Law in Partnership is delighted to win the Excellence in Learning & Development award at last night’s Law Society Excellence Awards 2018 (17th October 2018). Gillian Bishop, one of the founding partners of Family Law in Partnership, commented: “We are thrilled that the role of FLiP Faculty in promoting a better understanding of the

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Parenting Coordination: A new DR solution supporting families stuck in high conflict

December 4, 2017

In this blog Family Law in Partnership consultant Felicity Shedden looks at how parenting coordination can help couples, particularly those in a high conflict situation. What is parenting coordination? Parenting coordination is a form of dispute resolution intended to support parents who have become enmeshed in high conflict to implement final child arrangements orders or

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Introducing FLiP Faculty

June 7, 2017

The launch of FLiP Faculty in February 2017 introduced a range of training courses for family lawyers that get to the heart of what family lawyers really do. Gillian Bishop, one of the founders of FLiP Faculty explains: “It has been our dream for many years to make available to the family law community training

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Family Law in Partnership goes from strength to strength

November 21, 2016

In April 2016, three outstanding family law specialists joined Family Law in Partnership. Ann Northover and Felicity Shedden joined Family Law in Partnership as consultants and Mariko Wilson joined the firm as an associate. Ann Northover, a leading family law specialist with over 20 years’ experience, joined Family Law in Partnership from Forsters LLP where she

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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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Family Law in Partnership goes from strength to strength

September 20, 2016

The directors of Family Law in Partnership are delighted to announce that Hannah Greene and Kara Swift have joined Family Law in Partnership as associates. Their arrival takes the number of family law professionals at Family Law in Partnership to nineteen, including seven family law associates. Both Hannah and Kara are newly qualified solicitors having

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A truly international family law firm: Family Law in Partnership

September 15, 2016

International family lawyers at Family Law in Partnership have travelled far and wide this week. Director Gillian Bishop has been working in Canada while consultant Felicity Shedden has spent the week training delegates in South Africa. Meanwhile, directors Nicole Hackett and David Allison have been in New Delhi, India attending a meeting of the International Academy

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Children arbitration – another real life case study

July 27, 2016

In the latest of a series of blogs on children arbitration, director Gillian Bishop. who, along with her colleagues Felicity Shedden and James Pirrie, is a qualified children law arbitrator, examines how children arbitration can be used to address the relocation of a child. “Rachel and Debbie had been in a civil partnership for 10 years but

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Children arbitration – a real life case study

July 21, 2016

The new family law children arbitration scheme launched earlier this week. In this blog director Gillian Bishop who, along with her colleagues Felicity Shedden and James Pirrie, is a qualified children law arbitrator, examines a real life case study suitable for children arbitration. “Angela and David had met at university and were in a relationship

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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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