Publications by Area of Law


Three Years On: Same Question, Different Answer? ‘Is There a Legal Right to Gay Marriage?’

Source: Family Law Week
Barrister: Andrew Commins
Area of Law: Family Finance
Date: July 2015

Andrew Commins, considers the ECtHR judgment in Oliari v Italy and its wider implications in this article published in Family Law Week.

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A lie can get round the world before the truth has put its boots on

Source: The Transparency Project
Barrister: Sarah Phillimore
Area of Law:  Children
Date: 23rd July 2015
Summary: Sarah discusses non consensual adoption in her article published on The Transparency Project website.

View full article: A lie can get round the world before the truth has put its boots on

How legal aid cuts scupper physical or sexual abuse cases in the family courts

Source: The New Statesman
Barrister: Lucy Reed
Area of Law: Children
Date: 16th July 2015
Summary: Lucy Reed argues how, due to legal aid cuts, wrong decisions in family courts may leave children and adults unsafe or, conversely, may deprive a child of a relationship with a parent who is in fact no risk at all.

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Exemplary damages: credit hire, fraud and QOCS

Barrister Patrick West
Area of Law Personal Injury and Civil Fraud
Published Personal Injury Law Journal, issue 137 

Summary Patrick West looks at the latest cases and explores the future of the law’s oldest way of punishing wrong-doers in this article published in the July/August edition of the Personal Injury Law Journal, issue 137.

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While you were sleeping…various developments since spring 2014

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC
Area of Law: Family Finance, ToLATA and Inheritance
Date: 20th May 2015
Summary:  Christopher provides a review of the developments in financial remedies over the last year. An edited version of this article appeared in the Summer edition of the FLBA’s newsletter Family Affairs.

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Credit Hire: Defendants in Pole Position

Barrister Patrick West
Area of Law Personal Injury
Source Personal Injury Law Journal, issue 135

Fundamental Dishonest: QOCS CPR 44.16

Barrister Patrick West
Area of Law Personal Injury
Source Personal Injury Law Journal, issue 130.

Credit Hire: End of the Road for Impecuniosity?

Barrister Patrick West
Area of Law Personal Injury
Source Personal Injury Law Journal, issue 118.

Think of the Children: Separated ‘other half’ could inherit more than your children

Source: Lexis Nexis
Barrister: Jack Harris

Coventry v Lawrence

Barrister: Nicholas Pointon
Area of Law: Commercial Law and Property Law
Summary:
Nicholas and Richard consider the recent Supreme Court decision in Coventry v Lawrence and its implications in relation to applications for injunctive relief.

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