Jack Rundall considers the case of W v H (divorce financial remedies)  EWFC B10 in relation to the treatment of pensions on divorce, a case which he suggests is being under-reported amongst the concerns surrounding Covid 19. Amongst the flurry of guidance, and guidance on guidance, bouncing about between the courts and […]
Remote hearings come with particular difficulties. One obvious difficulty is that the parties cannot see each other as well as they might in the courtroom. But how much of a problem is this? If the demeanour of witnesses (or indeed parties) is relevant to an issue to be decided by the Court, then restrictions on […]
Marriages and ‘Non-Marriages’ following Akhter v Khan  EWCA Civ 122 – Free Family Law Webinar Although COVID19 may have impacted our seminar programme this year, we wanted to reassure you that our popular London Family Finance Seminar will be returning next year. We will be co-hosting the event with Jolene Hutchison, now partner at IBB […]
PLEASE NOTE: This article on ‘Changes to capital gains tax reliefs when spouses and civil partners separate’ does not constitute nor contain tax advice, but is merely meant to be informative. Individuals should always seek tax advice from appropriately regulated experts. Among all the other changes being made to people’s financial arrangements, firstly as a result […]
With the pandemic crisis showing little sign of abating and HM Government’s lockdown measures taking effect, the traditional system of Civil and Family Justice in England and Wales, by means of Court or Tribunal based litigation, has significantly slowed. In their most recent ‘Message to Circuit and District Judges in Civil and Family’, dated 9th […]
On 22nd February 2012 a new method of alternative dispute resolution was launched to assist parties to resolve their family problems: arbitration. Arbitration in Family Law developed at around the time when the scope of legal aid was being restricted as a result of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 and […]
In this two-part article, Jennifer Lee of Pump Court Chambers, and Ezane Chong of Ariff Rozhan & Co., reflect on the guidance issued in the UK and Malaysia concerning Covid-19, and the impact of the pandemic on courts and litigants in their respective jurisdictions.
Pump Court Chambers is committed to providing clients with high levels of service and support. By investment and use of modern technology and systems, we are fully equipped to deal with the current situation in these trying times. Technology We offer state of the art technology in the form of the Lifesize system (with integrated […]
Jack Rundall reflects on an F.D.R in Financial Remedies proceedings conducted remotely in light of Covid-19. Persuading the court to deal with this matter remotely was not easy. The court office was hell-bent first on requiring the parties’ personal attendance and, thereafter, on adjourning the hearing indefinitely. It was only in the face of repeated […]
This Guidance, which is issued with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice and the Senior Presiding Judge, is intended to be followed with immediate effect by all levels of the Family Court and in the High Court Family Division. Please click here to view in full.
Helen Brander speaks on dealing with digital fraud in family cases for SG Legal Conferences & Online Learning alongside Bryon James; Expatriate Law and Ben Fearley; 29 Bedford Row.
First Junior Clerk – Family Salary – negotiable depending on experience Pump Court Chambers London Deadline: 17th January 2020 12:00 am We require a First Junior Clerk for our specialist family team. The successful candidate will support the senior family clerk with the practice management, business development and marketing of our successful and ambitious team. […]