In this series finale, Leslie Samuels QC joins host Mark Ablett to talk about special guardianship orders in the light of the Public Law Working Group’s recent report. As a leading silk and deputy High Court Judge, Leslie offers unparalleled insight into the issues raised by the report and what is needed to address them. […]
Pump Court Chambers Family Law Team is pleased to bring you our latest Financial Remedies Update Webinar. Speakers Cordelia Williams and Mark Ablett provide a valuable and in-depth update for all practitioners throughout this afternoon webinar. Topics covered include: Family Procedure Rules – Costs estimates and making open offers PD28A Fairness of hearings Hadkinson […]
We are delighted to partner with Brachers’ for this online seminar for family and private client solicitors, focusing on wealth on divorce. Hosted by Brachers Family Team, speakers Edward Boydell, Tara Lyons and Mark Ablett of Pump Court Chambers will consider protecting family wealth against divorce including: – Pre and post-nuptial agreements; – Tax: considerations […]
Corinne Iten of Pump Court Chambers joins regular host Mark Ablett to look at the issues which arise when care proceedings and criminal proceedings collide, following Corinne’s experience of a linked directions hearing in the Crown Court. The pod looks at issues such as the interrelation of the separate but factually linked proceedings and disclosure. […]
Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming A Guide to TOLATA Claims Webinar. Jack Rundall and Mark Ablett provide a valuable and in-depth updates for all practitioners at this lunchtime webinar. Topics include: Pre-action guidance Equitable accounting, to deal with home improvements, account for mortgage and occupation rent Part […]
Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming Financial Remedies Update Webinar. Our speakers will be providing valuable and in-depth updates for all practitioners at this afternoon webinar. Topics will include: Family Procedure Rules – Costs estimates and making open offers PD28A Fairness of hearings Hadkinson Order Applied – HR v DS  EWHC 2425 Application of Waggott principles […]
Tara Lyons hosts Mark Ablett to discuss the position generally on costs in Children Act proceedings. The pod goes on to explore how one might get an order that the Lord Chancellor pays a costs order in lieu of the litigant with legal aid and the thorny issue of how and when costs protection applies. […]
Paul Mertens joins Mark Ablett to talk about special advocates in family proceedings, closed material procedures and how the courts attempt a fair outcome where parties are not able to view sensitive material, such as in care proceedings with a radicalisation element. To download please click here.
Tara Lyons features in this episode of the Family Law Podcast on offers and when and how to make them. Tara and Mark discuss the impact of the new changes to the Family Procedure Rules, the potential difficulties these could cause and the merit of an early open offer. To download the mp3 file […]
Pump Court Chambers Family Law team are pleased to announce we have launched a new weekly podcast, ‘The Family Law Podcast’. Hosted by Mark Ablett & Tara Lyons, the weekly podcast will discuss the latest themes and developments in Family law. Mark and Tara will be joined by regular expert guests to lend their insight into complex […]
In the first episode of The Family Law Podcast, Annie Ward of Pump Court Chambers joins host Mark Ablett for a chat about the various options and weapons available to practitioners when faced with a non-discloser in financial remedy proceedings. To download please click here.
Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming Guide to TOLATA Claims Webinar. Our speakers will be providing valuable and in-depth updates for all practitioners at this lunch time webinar. Topics will include: Pre-action guidance Equitable accounting, to deal with home improvements, account for mortgage and occupation rent Part 7 v Part 8 […]