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Events
11th Feb 2021, 08:00 to 09:30

Pensions – What every family solicitor needs to know

Please join us via Zoom for our latest Winchester Breakfast Briefing ‘Pensions – What every family solicitor needs to know’, where our guest speaker will be George Mathieson, CEO and Expert Witness of Mathieson Consulting. Overview of Talk Topics will include: The impact of covid-19 on various asset classes how will this affect family lawyers and […]

News, The Family Law Podcast 14th December 2020
The Family Law Podcast

Pension ring-fencing after W v H

In this fascinating Family Law Podcast, Tara Lyons is joined by Caroline Bayliss of Excalibur Actuaries to talk pension ring-fencing following the judgment in W v H [2020] EWFC B10. In particular, in circumstances where HHJ Hess indicated straight line ring-fencing could be unfair, Caroline gives her expert view on alternative methods of ring-fencing and their implications on sharing.   To download […]

The Family Law Podcast 8th December 2020
Jack Rundall

Common Issues in Farming Cases

Tara Lyons is joined by Jack Rundall of Pump Court Chambers and Anthony Field of the BTF partnership, an expert valuer frequently instructed in farming cases. The podcast discusses the various issues that arise in farming cases both from a valuation perspective and from counsel’s perspective, taking a global approach to what can be very […]

News, The Family Law Podcast 3rd December 2020
The Family Law Podcast

Adjourning Capital Claims

Edward Boydell and Cordelia Williams join host Tara Lyons to discuss adjourning capital claims in financial remedy proceedings. They look at a raft of recent decisions with slightly conflicting tests, as well as tracing the history of adjourning capital claims and a curious connection with Pump Court Chambers.     To download please click here. […]

The Family Law Podcast 9th November 2020

Conduct in financial remedies: where are we now?

Maria Henty of Pump Court takes host Mark Ablett through the up to date position in relation to conduct in financial remedy proceedings. The pair reflect on Mostyn J’s efforts to formally categorise different kinds fo conduct in OG v AG [2020] EWFC 52 and Maria provides some invaluable pointers on when to run, and […]

News 22nd October 2020

Chambers and Partners 2021

Pump Court Chambers are delighted to see our hard work and dedication to our clients has been recognised once again within the Chambers and Partners 2021 Guide. The highly respected annual guide, released today, ranks both counsel and chambers based on the research of more than 170 full-time editors and researchers who talk to lawyers […]

News 30th September 2020

Family Third Six Pupil Vacancy

Family Third Six Pupil Pump Court Chambers’ busy Family Team is looking for an able and enthusiastic 3rd-six pupil to work in London and on the Western and South Eastern Circuits with a view to tenancy.  The work will include a large proportion of matrimonial finance, TOLATA and children law both public and private. We are accepting applications […]

Webinar Archive 29th September 2020

Financial Remedies Update

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 […]

Past Events
15th Oct 2020, 15:30 to 16:30

Wealth Protection on Divorce: Practical steps to reduce risk

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 […]

The Family Law Podcast 2nd September 2020

Unilateral assets in a nutshell

Geoffrey Kelly joins Tara Lyons to provide us with a nutshell guide to the court’s approach to unilateral assets. The podcast considers the origins of the term, Sharp v Sharp and the factors that are required to successfully preserve a party’s unilateral assets.     To download please click here.    

The Family Law Podcast 22nd July 2020
ADR - Compromise in COVID-19 lockdown

Offers Tactics and Timings

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 […]

News 15th July 2020
The Family Law Podcast

The Family Law Podcast

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 […]

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