Download article: Family Affairs March 2017 | Financial Remedy update (1.10.16 – 3.03.17)
Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC
Area of Law: Family Finance, ToLATA and Inheritance
Source: FLBA’s Family Affairs: March 2017 Date: March 2017
Summary: The article continues Christopher’s regular reviews of the more important recent financial remedy cases, this one covering the period from October 2017 to March 2017.
Source: Family Law Journal
Barrister: Abigail Bond & Iain Large
Area of Law: Children & Court of Protection
Date: May 2017
Summary: Abigail Bond and Iain Large publish an article in this month’s Family Law Journal. The article highlights the issues arising when a local authority in care proceedings seeks to deprive a child of liberty in a manner falling short of secure accommodation, and offers a road map to aid understanding of this complex area.
Download the full article: What do children lawyers need to know about the Court of Protection?  Fam Law 537 – 542
Summary: Natasha Dzameh reviews the case of Ilott v Mitson  UKSC 17 and its impact upon claims by adult children under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the 1975 Act”).
Download article: Value judgment – Ilott v Mitson 
Summary: Natasha Dzameh reviews the duty of solicitors to warn clients about the risks of alternative interpretations (Balogun v Boyes Sutton and Perry  EWCA Civ 75) and the scope of solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance (AIG Europe Ltd v Woodman  UKSC 18).
Download article: Contract Law case update Spring 2017
Barrister: Matthew White & Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Summary: Matthew White, a member of our Personal Injury team, first created the table which has now been updated by barrister Marcus Coates-Walker summarising cases which have dealt with relief from sanction issues since Denton. The document provides readers with cases from Denton up to the end of April 2017. It sets out each part of the Denton test together with the outcome.
View/download summary of cases: Relief from sanction after Denton: A summary of cases