By Oliwia Maliszewska LLB student Seeking to maintain contact with grandchildren can be difficult due to grandparents typically lacking parental responsibility. If there is not a collaborative means of communication between the grandparents and parties with parental responsibility, or the matter cannot be resolved via mediation, it can leave such grandparents facing significant emotional turmoil … Continue reading Seeking Contact With Your Grandchildren- What You Need To Know
The case of Hussain v Parveen highlights the importance in verifying that your overseas divorce is legally valid in your country of residence.
By Nicole Francisco LLB The Law on Recognizing an overseas divorce in the UK Under the Family Law Act 1986, an overseas divorce obtained by means of judicial or other proceedings is recognized in the UK only if: it is effective under the law of the country in which it was obtained; andat the relevant … Continue reading I was divorced in America but live in the UK. Can I still get financial relief?
By Nicole Francisco LLB Parental responsibility (PR) is all the duties, authority and rights a parent has in relation to a child. A person with PR has the authority to make decisions for the child including those of which may concern education, accommodation and medical treatment. An individual who has PR over a child must … Continue reading What is Parental Responsibility?
We are seeking an Immigration Paralegal for our client's newly opened office in Bedford. You will work on preparing and collating bundles, drafting correspondence and legal documents, assisting fee earners with research, monitoring and checking progress of EEA national’s applications; administrative and judicial reviews, attending Tribunal and Court hearings, early file responsibility and client contact. Required Skills: … Continue reading New Vacancy: Immigration Paralegal – Bedford
We are seeking a client-focused Family Paralegal to work as part of our client's growing team in Bedford. You will work on a mix of private law matters involving divorce, finance and property, and child arrangements. Salary is negotiable based on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package. You will also need: Excellent drafting, research, … Continue reading New Vacancy: Family Paralegal – Bedford
We are seeking a Trainee Solicitor for our client’s Bedford office in their Family and/or Immigration departments to support the firm's continued growth. The client has a busy and sophisticated law practice is an entrepreneurial law firm with several offices throughout the region. The role is for a trainee solicitor who has at least 6 months to 1 year of experience … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Trainee Solicitor
We are seeking an accredited Family Mediator for a well-respected family mediation service in Central Milton Keynes. For over 25 years the service has provided mediation for families and couples facing separation or divorce from its centrally-placed offices in Milton Keynes. The service has contracts to deliver Legal Aid and the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) and … Continue reading NEW VACANCY: Family Mediator
We are seeking an accredited Family Mediator for a well-respected family mediation service in Central Milton Keynes. For over 25 years the service has provided mediation for families and couples facing separation or divorce from its centrally-placed offices in Milton Keynes. The service has contracts to deliver Legal Aid and the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) and … Continue reading New Vacancy: Accredited Family Mediator
The recent case of G (Children: Intractable Dispute)  EWCA Civ 548 is another example of why intractable contact cases are better resolved through mediation rather by a judge.