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News, The Family Law Podcast 11th September 2023
Jennifer Lee

The Law Commission’s Review on Financial Remedies

Join Jennifer Lee of Pump Court and star guest, Professor David Hodson OBE, KC (Hons) MCIArb, joint co-founder and senior partner at The International Family Law Group, for a thought-provoking podcast on the Law Commission’s review of the laws which determine financial provision on divorce or the ending of a civil partnership. The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 Act […]

News, The Family Law Podcast 14th August 2023

Top-up child maintenance and the impact of CMX v EJX

Helen Brander and Edward Boydell discuss top-up child maintenance and the impact of CMX v EJX.      To download please click here.     

News 17th July 2023

Shona Love, Alex McHugh and Annabel Hazlitt to join Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Shona Love, Alex McHugh and Annabel Hazlitt have all accepted offers of tenancy and will join chambers in October, following the successful completion of their respective pupillages. Shona Love accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice. Before coming to the Bar, Shona spent several years as […]

News 28th June 2023
Jennifer Lee

Supreme Court has handed down its Judgment in Unger and another (in substitution for Hasan) v Ul-Hasan (deceased and another) [2023] UKSC 22

The Supreme Court has today handed down its Judgment in Unger and another (in substitution for Hasan) v Ul-Hasan (deceased and another) [2023] UKSC 22. W’s appeal was unanimously dismissed, with the Supreme Court deciding that W’s unadjudicated Part III claim did not survive the death of the H. Read a short summary of this […]

News, Blog 21st June 2023
Oliver Foy

Hudson v Hathway in the Court of Appeal

Introduction In an earlier article, I argued (along with many others) that Kerr J was wrong to find that detrimental reliance was not a prerequisite for a common intention constructive trust where property is in joint names. Ironically, a case which hinged entirely on a constructive trust at trial and at the first appeal did […]

Blog 21st June 2023
Oliver Foy

Detrimental reliance and the common intention constructive trust

Introduction In Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWHC 631 (QB), Kerr J concluded that in the context of family homes held in joint names, detrimental reliance is not a prerequisite for a common intention constructive trust. In other words, where the home is held in joint names, there is no need for a claimant to show […]

News, Webinar Archive 20th June 2023
Cordelia Williams

Re-marriage: avoiding the elephant trap

Watch the recording of the Class Legal webinar ‘Re-marriage: avoiding the elephant trap’ first broadcast on Friday 16th June 2023, with speakers: Cordelia Williams, Barrister at Pump Court Chambers and Claire Howard, Associate Solicitor at Raydens. In this webinar, Cordelia and Claire presented a practical guide to the law of second marriages/divorces and ensuring clients […]

The Family Law Podcast 15th June 2023

Goddard-Watts v Goddard-Watts

Tara speaks to star guests Ros Bever from Irwin Mitchell and Jenna Lucas of Pump Court about set aside applications and the recent Court of Appeal decision of Goddard-Watts v Goddard-Watts [2023] EWCA Civ 115 in which Ros acted.      To download please click here.     

News 8th June 2023
Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee to appear on Question Time panel at London Resolution Summer Party and Seminar

Jennifer Lee will be taking part in the Question Time Panel at the London Resolution Summer Party and Seminar on Thursday 8th June 2023. The theme of this year’s event is Valuing Diversity. The session, titled “Exploring maintenance through an ED&I lens”, will be Chaired by Remyhs Baker (Associate at Pinney Talfourd). Panelists include Nicholas […]

The Family Law Podcast 31st May 2023

CMX v EJX from the professionals involved

In the first episode of the latest series of the Family Law Podcast, Tara Lyons is joined by pensions expert, George Mathieson and our very own Edward Boydell to discuss the pension issues, particularly equality of income versus equality of capital, stemming from the well known case in which they both appeared: CMX v EJX […]

News 16th May 2023

Stuart Snow wins Pro Bono Award

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Stuart Snow won the Pro Bono Award at this year’s Kent Law Society Dinner. The award is in recognition of Stuart’s support of the mooting and mock trial programme at the University of Kent and for his ongoing assistance at the Kent Law Clinic. For further information […]

News 10th May 2023

Samara Brackley ranked as ‘Recommended’ in the Spear’s 500 Family Law Barristers Index 2023

Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to share that Samara Brackley has been ranked as “Recommended” in the latest edition of the Spear’s 500 Family Law Barristers Index. Samara is one of only 40 family barristers in the guide and is included “after a glowing recommendation.” The Spear’s review notes that Samara is “regarded highly […]

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