On the 16th November 2018 the Flexible Operating Hours (“FOH”) Pilots: Prospectus for Civil and Family Court Pilots was published. HM Courts and Tribunals Service (“HMCTS”) announced that early and late sittings will now be trialled over six months in civil and family courts in Manchester Civil Justice Centre and Brentford County Court, commencing in … Continue reading
CHILDREN & SOCIAL WORK ACT 2017 This Act received Royal Assent on 27.04.17 and, although most of it is not yet in force (except section 10 and Schedule 1, which deals with placement in secure accommodation outside England and Wales) Chapter 1, section 1 of the Act is a helpful reminder of the following “corporate … Continue reading
We are pleased to welcome Charlotte Eastman who has recently joined the Clerking team.
Whilst only 3 weeks into Pupillage, I can tell you that I both thoroughly enjoy being a Pupil barrister and that it is unlike any job I have ever done. Becket Chambers has been immensely welcoming to me and every member of Chambers has made an effort to chat, say hello and help me with … Continue reading
We are pleased to be ranked in the Chambers & Partners 2019 Bar guide. Both Christopher Wall and Louisa Adamson have been individually ranked for Family/Matrimonial. Louisa Adamson A highly experienced family lawyer and mediator who is particularly esteemed for her work in public law children cases, including care and adoption proceedings. She acts for a … Continue reading
Some time ago now I wrote an article about the Supreme Court case of Wyatt and Vince. That case explored the issue of whether a party to a marriage can make a claim many years after the marriage has ended; to which in short, the answer was, Yes. The recent High Court case of A … Continue reading