Divorce law roundtable covered in The Times
The Times ran a diary story on a divorce law media roundtable that we held earlier this week. The discussion covered a range of topics, including Brexit, Sharia law and divorce law reform. Read more below (subscription required).
Asian Legal Business, eprivateclient and Legal Monitor report on the firm's appointment of a new Family team in Hong Kong
The firm has added a new family team in Hong Kong, including the hire of Lisa Wong as Partner.
Charles Russell Speechlys welcomes new Family team in Hong Kong
We are delighted to welcome a new Family team in Hong Kong, including the hire of Lisa Wong as Partner.
Top 4 thoughts on Family Law in retrospect for 2021 and in prospect for 2022
“You have a reason to leave this place, but I don’t.” – Ji-Yeong, Squid Game
In Hong Kong, the law protects parents who find themselves in a similar situation to Gi-Hun in the Netflix popular series, Squid Game.
Does Adultery Affect Divorce in Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, divorce proceedings may proceed as long as the petitioner proves that their marriage has irretrievably broken down.
eprivateclient and Circle2Success report on Felicity Chapman’s relocation to the Cheltenham office to expand the firm’s Family law offering
Felicity Chapman has relocated to the firm's Cheltenham office to deal with increased client demand.
Sarah Jane Boon
Sarah Jane Boon writes for the Financial Times' Your Questions on whether financial claims can be pursued after an ex-spouse's death
Can financial claims be pursued after the death of an ex-spouse?
70-Year-Old husband strikes wife with hammer for leaving him
The significant rise of domestic abuse cases in light of the pandemic.
'Good Divorce Week' - Putting the children first
We’re technically married, we just haven’t signed the papers. What’s the difference?
Choosing to protect your interests, whether married or not, will always be a prudent approach.
Saying "I don't" - raising the minimum age for marriage
The President of the Family Division issues warnings to practitioners
Sarah Anticoni quoted by the Mail Online on the implications of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill on child marriage
The government is set to make it illegal to force teenagers to get married using a tough new law.
Matt Foster writes for Family Law on what happens if the person you are divorcing dies during the process
Divorce can feel like a death, but what happens if the person you are divorcing actually passes away?
No rights for unmarried fathers in Hong Kong
What unmarried fathers may not know is that the father’s lack of parental rights will result in childcare arrangements being in limbo.
Go easy on each other - divorcing the Adele way
Child abduction: A cautious approach
Matt and Dhara examine the power of the courts to make port alert orders and best practice when dealing with abduction risk cases
Legal aid in crisis – should “city firms” step in?
Impact of expert evidence - ND v GD  EWFC 53
What is the impact of expert evidence in family cases?
Trusts in Family law proceedings
Sarah Higgins, Tamasin Perkins and Nicola Thorpe answer some of the most important questions concerning trusts on divorce.