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Comprehensive Family Law Update

Data Law Limited


£200 inc VAT
Or £66.67/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
3 hours
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be up to speed with recent updates in family law related matters
  • • Be familiar with recent case law and statutory developments in financial aspects, cohabitation, marital breakdown, personal protection, and children aspects, both private and public.
  • • Feel confident when advising and representing clients involved in family law matters

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for practitioners of all levels including paralegals, fee earners, trainees and experienced solicitors


This course offers a practical discussion of various aspects of family law matters, which took place during 2019-20.

Delivered by experienced solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood, this course will discuss the issues to consider when advising and representing clients involved in family related matters and will offer an examination of the developing case law and statutory provisions in this area.

This course is delivered in 2-parts, each containing 3 1-hour webinars and accompanied by supporting documentation.

Part 1 will consider the following topics:
• Financial Remedies – Dissipation of Assets,
• Judicial Separation Proceedings
• Civil Partnership, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019
• Pre-Nuptial Agreements
• Defective Divorce Applications
• Instruction of Experts
• Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 2019
• Nullity or Presumption of Death
• Domicile or Habitual Residence
• Domestic Abuse Bill
• Cross Examination
• Cohabitation
• Estoppel Claims

This course is ideal for viewers of all levels including trainees, fee earners, and qualified solicitors including those hold the Law Society Family Law Accreditation and are required to complete a minimum of 6 hours of training relating to children law and practice to maintain their accreditation

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