Education & Training

His Honour Judge Bellamy’s latest Newsletter – Mediation Special

  |   Education & Training, Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Please find attached a copy of His Honour Judge Bellamy's latest Newsletter.   This newsletter addresses mediation in the family courts. The newsletter contains some very helpful contributions from local mediators and practitioners.   Furthermore, the newsletter raises awareness of the mediation services available locally for the benefit of children...

Read More

Re BR (Proof of Facts) [2015] EWFC 41 – an examination by Jackson J of the proof of facts; a child’s likely pain response and an analysis of generic risk factors and protective measures in alleged NAI cases

  |   Case Updates, Education & Training, Latest News

The case of Re BR (Proof of Facts) [2015] EWFC 41 follows a fact-finding hearing held in private concerning a baby who sustained a very large number of fractures. The specific details of the fact-finding hearing do not form part of this judgment, nevertheless, the Honourable...

Read More

Updated Guidance on the Role of the Attorney General in Appointing Advocates to the Court or Special Advocates in Family Cases

  |   Education & Training, Latest News

  Please find attached the Updated Guidance on the Role of the Attorney General in Appointing Advocates to the Court or Special Advocates in Family Cases.   The Guidance has been issued by the President of the Family Division and updates the guidance circulated by Mr Justice Holman, when he...

Read More