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Transfer of Residence - Penny Howe QC, Pump Court Chambers

Transfer of Residence - Penny Howe QC, Pump Court Chambers (Child Arrangement, London, 28.06.17) Is the transfer of residence from an obdurate primary carer to a parent frustrated in pursuit of contact no longer a judicial weapon of last resort? What if transfer of residence is not an option?

A New Dawn? A New 12J? - Piers Pressdee QC, 29 Bedford Row

A New Dawn? A New 12J? - Piers Pressdee QC, 29 Bedford Row (Child Arrangement, London, 28.06.17) Has the Cobb Review now got the balance right between protecting child and primary carer and facilitating contact wherever possible?

Change vs Placement - Christopher Hames QC, 4 Paper Buildings

Change vs Placement - Christopher Hames QC, 4 Paper Buildings (Child Arrangement, London, 28.06.17) How are the courts balancing change versus the child being settled in placement, (1) in contested Special Guardianships and (2) in international relocations for lengthy periods?

Children in Court - Karen Gailey, Family Law Matters Scotland

Children in Court - Karen Gailey, Family Law Matters Scotland (Family Law, Edinburgh, 06.12.16) When should you call upon a child to give evidence in private children law proceedings and with what safeguards?

Children in Court (notes) - Karen Gailey, Family Law Matters Scotland

Children in Court (notes) - Karen Gailey, Family Law Matters Scotland (Family Law, Edinburgh, 06.12.16) When should you call upon a child to give evidence in private children law proceedings and with what safeguards?

Welfare of Children - Pamela Scriven QC, 1KBW

Welfare of Children - Pamela Scriven QC, 1KBW (Private Children Law, London, 29.09.16) How do you encourage the court to promote the welfare of children by interpreting statutory provisions purposefully and flexibly or "reading them down" in a convention-compliant way?

Removal from Jurisdiction - Christopher Hames QC, 4 Paper Buildings

Removal from Jurisdiction - Christopher Hames QC, 4 Paper Buildings (Private Children Law, London, 29.09.16) How do you overcome the endless difficulties associated with Child Arrangements Orders - especially where a parent seeks to take a child from the Jurisdiction and appoint a Guardian in a Will?

Intractable Contact - William Tyler QC, The 36 Group

Intractable Contact - William Tyler QC, The 36 Group (Private Children Law, London, 29.09.16) How can you deal with intractable contact when the child refusing to comply holds all the power: either the child goes, reluctantly and under sufferance, or does not go and sees the residential parent punished?

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