Wishes of a Gillick-competent child

Wishes and feelings of a mature child In AS v CPW [2020] EWHC 1238 (Fam) (18 May 2020), Mostyn J reviewed the modern law on wishes and feelings of a child of age and understanding (and see Children’s... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing: May Teaser

There have been important decisions in two long-running trade mark sagas this month. Lord Justice Arnold gave his judgment in the SkyKick case, following the opinion of the CJEU in January. He found... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: May Teaser

Welcome to the latest Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing which covers the period up to 25 May 2020. Read more

Destitution for child and mother: actual or imminent?

How destitute a child? At more less the same time that the British Prime Minister Mr Johnson was agreeing, under political pressure, that the Home Department should not press ahead with its plans to... Read more

Issues for trail: to agree what you can’t agree

Definition of issues One of the difficulties with family proceedings is that most of the statements of case or pleadings (as they used to be called) – where there are any such documents at all – must... Read more

Control of court evidence

Evidence which could be given orally Waksman J started his short published case management judgment in PCP Capital Partners LLP & Anor v Barclays Bank Plc [2020] EWHC 646 (Comm) (12 March 2020) as... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: May Teaser

Of these seven cases noted here, the last two raise issues which arise directly from Covid-19 remote hearings. The article deals more fully with fairness and cases effect by the consequences of... Read more

Parental alienation and the influence of cults

Malign influence on welfare of child Two of the more near intractable aspects of welfare decisions on resolving issues between separated parents must be parental alienation and the malign influence... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing: April Teaser

This month’s Briefing includes two important patent judgments in the UK courts, as well as trade mark decisions from the IPEC and the CJEU, as well as information on the impact of the Covid-19... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: April Teaser

Welcome to the latest Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing which covers the period up to 24 April 2020. Read more

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