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News & Events: Family Finance

Past Events
19th May 2021, 12:30 to 13:00

COVID-19 as a Barder Event and Generally as Grounds for Variation

Pump Court Chambers Family Team is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming webinar ‘COVID-19 as a Barder Event and Generally as Grounds for Variation‘. In this lunch time webinar Mark Ablett will review notable recent decisions and provide practical analysis and advice designed to give an up to date overview of the key issues […]

Past Events
9th Jun 2021, 12:30 to 13:15
Imogen Robins

Arbitration For The Uninitiated – Is it Right For You And Your Clients?

Imogen Robins supports arbitration wholeheartedly. She has acted for clients in financial arbitration. This talk will look at recent developments in case law, in particular, Haley v Haley [2020] EWCA Civ 1369, [2021] 2WLR 357. It is intended to demystify the process and give those new to this area a toolkit, to ensure they are confident when […]

Past Events
26th May 2021, 12:30 to 13:15
Jack Rundall

McCloud and Public Sector Pensions

Pump Court Chambers Family Team is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming webinar ‘McCloud and Public Sector Pensions‘. Jack Rundall will provide a valuable and in-depth update for all practitioners at this lunch time webinar. The judgment in McCloud is forcing the government to unravel years of public sector pension reforms on the grounds of age discrimination and […]

Past Events
30th Jun 2021, 12:30 to 13:00
Cordelia Williams

Adjourning Capital Claims

Cordelia Williams reviews the case law on adjourning capital claims, gives suggestions of when it may be a fair solution, and sets out important practical considerations when proposing such an outcome. It is rare for a party’s capital claims to be adjourned – but post-pandemic/post-lockdown it is an outcome that may be more often appropriate where […]

Past Events
6th May 2021, 16:00 to 17:00

Cryptocurrency in Divorce

Our Crypto and Family Law experts will be hosting an event to discuss Crypto assets in Divorce. With cryptoassets becoming ever more present as exchange tokens, this seminar addresses what they are, how they are used, how they are treated by the Courts and by the taxation authorities in England and Wales, how to find […]

Blog 14th April 2021

Without notice applications in Children Act and Family Law Act: tips, pointers and warnings

Without notice applications, both under the Children Act 1989 and Family Law Act 1996, are invaluable tools in the realms of domestic abuse and child protection. Particularly in relation to Family Law Act applications, such work is considered the bread and butter of the junior family barrister. However, those who would treat such applications as […]

News, The Family Law Podcast 30th March 2021
The Family Law Podcast

Variation of Nuptial Settlements

Edward Boydell and Mark Dubbery of Pump Court join host Tara Lyons on a whistle stop tour of the relevant law and practical approaches to nuptial settlements. Edward brings his pure financial remedy perspective and Mark brings his trust expertise to provide a fascinating discussion which simplifies an extremely complex subject and hopefully provides some […]

Blog 19th March 2021
Helen Brander

Money for Nothing? Crypto-assets and their implications in matrimonial and private client work

Helen Brander, barrister of Pump Court Chambers, considers the current treatment by the courts and taxation authorities of crypto-assets For the matrimonial finance and private client lawyer, crypto-assets can form a major part of a client’s estate and we are seeing them with increasing frequency. It is vital that we can identify, value and understand […]

Past Events
23rd Mar 2021, 16:30 to 17:30
Jennifer Lee

Sudden Incapacity: Legal implications under the prevalence of Covid

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Lee of Pump Court Chambers will be speaking at the Thoughtleaders4 event, ‘Sudden Incapacity: Legal implications under the prevalence of Covid‘, on 23 March 2021 at 4.30 pm. Join us for an informative and timely discussion around issues of incapacity whilst determining the best interests of patients in […]

News, Blog 15th March 2021
Jennifer Lee

The perils of contested divorce proceedings

As many practitioners will be aware, defended divorce cases are rare. According to a recent study by the Nuffield Foundation,  “No Contest: Defended Divorce in England & Wales”, formally defended divorces account for less than one percent of divorces each year in England & Wales. ‘The perils of contested divorce proceedings’ written by Jennifer Lee, […]

News 22nd February 2021

Catherine Ellis joins Pump Court Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Catherine Ellis has joined Pump Court Chambers. Catherine was called to bar in 2003 and is an expert in all areas of Family law. She has a wealth of experience in public law family matters, acting for parents, guardians and local authorities alike and has appeared in complex care […]

Webinar Archive 11th February 2021

Pensions – What every family solicitor needs to know

In our latest Winchester Breakfast Briefing Webinar ‘Pensions – What every family solicitor needs to know’, we’re joined by guest speakers w George Mathieson and Jonathan Galbraith 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 their clients Expert […]

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