David Burrows

David Burrows

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Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: June Teaser

Top five cases N (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 903 (22 May 2019) – Father’s appeal against Hayden J’s refusal to review an earlier Children Act 1989, s 91(14) order allowed, where no proper notice of... Read more

Domestic abuse

A plea for flexibility of definition The government’s Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse Consultation Response and Draft Bill January 2019 ... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: April Teaser

Top five cases LR v A Local Authority & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 525 (31 January 2019) – Foster carer (LR) appeal: order for 20-month-old child to be sent to Poland stayed. Judge had failed to take... Read more

Court control of evidence

Case management and Civil Procedure Rules 1998 Case management arrived with a whisper with a ‘Case management practice direction’ in family proceedings in 1995. It was taken up enthusiastically by... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: March Teaser

Top five cases A (Children)  [2019] EWCA Civ 74 (1 February 2019) – Appeal allowed where judge had not sufficiently considered mother’s case on the concepts of ‘transnational marriage abandonment’... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: February Teaser

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Domestic abuse: hearings in open court

A domestic abuse bill On 21 January 2019 the Home Office and the Lord Chancellor published, to press acclaim (see eg Guardian and Observer ... Read more

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