Brexit … and family law

November 20, 2019

An analysis of the road ahead by Family Law in Partnership director, James Pirrie. It is difficult to declare anything with certainty.  But what we can say with some degree of certainty is that the clear process for international family law cases that we have had until now is about to be changed. Whenever there is

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Dominic Raeside attends MiKK international family mediation training

November 15, 2016

Dominic Raeside, Head of Mediation at Family Law in Partnership, recently attended an advanced training course on mediating cross-border and international family disputes including international child abduction, access and custody cases. The course examined the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the Hague Conventions, Brussels II Regulation as well as

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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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David Allison and Nicole Hackett at the IAFL symposium New Delhi

September 13, 2016

Directors David Allison and Nicole Hackett are attending the symposium and annual meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers which is taking place this week in New Delhi, India. The meeting involves lectures and seminars on the laws relating to international adoption, surrogacy, child abduction and financial provision. Both David and Nicole are experienced

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Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements following Brexit

August 3, 2016

In this blog, Pamela Collis, a senior consultant at Family Law in Partnership, examines whether Brexit will give rise to more pre and post nuptial agreements. Pre and post nuptial agreements (PNAs) are an increasing factor in modern British marriages. We may think the increase is due to our EU membership and the EU nationals

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International family law – David Allison comments on Estrada/Juffali divorce

July 15, 2016

International family lawyer David Allison’s comments on the high profile Estrada/Juffali divorce have appeared in the leading Arab news service, Al Arabiya. The divorce settlement in favour of Christina Estrada (£53 million together with an additional £22 million of assets already in her name) is the biggest in the English courts to date. The article

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