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In the first of a series of quarterly round-ups Kathryn Taylor reviews some of the key decisions of the family court, with the emphasis on local authority failings.
A barrister with one of the largest sets in the UK is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel in February.
No5 barrister Ian Brownhill has helped the family of Ben Needham secure funding to continue the search for the missing toddler.
On the 15 December Mr Justice Keehan handed down his judgment in six connected cases involving child sexual exploitation.
Nageena Khalique, head of public law at No5 Chambers, has spoken on behalf of Action Cerebral Palsy at the House of Commons.
A High Court judge has granted short-term injunctions against five men, which ban them from approaching any female under 18 in public places.
This act makes a number of changes to the rules relating to intestacy; the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; and trustees’ powers.
This article is designed to provide a practitioner’s guide to the principal types of enforcement mechanisms available for financial remedy orders.
Financial provision for the child — overview of child maintenance reforms, Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 and school fees orders
The Child Maintenance Service is now replacing the Child Support Agency over the next three years.
No5 Chambers will be exhibiting at a one-day conference exploring the implications of the changes brought about by the Children and Families Act 2014.
This article offers an insight to how barristers, especially young barristers willing to embrace change, can help their future while continuing to work with solicitors.
No5 Chambers’ Laura Vickers and Heather Popley are managing the Leicester and Leicestershire Family Justice Board website.
Manjit S Gill QC, Ramby de Mello and Danny Bazini of No5 Chambers have appeared in a case concerning family migration and the minimum income threshold.
Following the grant of permission in TN and MA (Afghanistan) v SSHD  EWCA Civ 1609, there is a listing for the appeal in the Supreme Court in April/May 2015.
The family team at No5 Chambers has welcomed back Juliet Allen.
The Midlands Asian Lawyers Association (MALA), in association with No5 Chambers, is holding a CPD seminar on 20 June 2014 in Leicester.
No5 Chambers has welcomed Heather Popley, Claire Howell, Laura Vickers and Katie Miller to the Family Law Group.
The aim is that judges of all levels of seniority will be able to sit in the same building and cases can be allocated to the most appropriate judge.
No5 Chambers’ Becket Bedford, with Zane Malik as junior, has won a significant advance in the protection of child rights on asylum.
Nassera Butt of No5 Chambers’ Family Law Group has been shortlisted for Barrister of the Year at the Leicestershire Law Society Legal Awards 2014.