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 […]
This podcast contains discussion of baby loss, which some listeners may find upsetting. Keeley Lengthorn of Taylor Rose MW speaks to host Imogen Robins about her awe inspiring campaign for statutory leave for baby loss under 24 weeks of pregnancy. Keeley talks frankly about her own experiences which led her to be a campaigner, and […]
Helen Brander and Edward Boydell discuss top-up child maintenance and the impact of CMX v EJX. To download please click here.
Join Mark Ablett for an enlightening chat with Pump Court’s Cordelia Williams about the rise in the practice of nesting in child arrangements cases, as reported by the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2023/jul/15/birdnesting-divorcing-couples-family-home-turns-children The pod looks at the pros and cons (mainly cons…) of the arrangement, for both children and parents, considering the one recent reported decision on […]
Coach and facilitator Samantha Hawkins joins host Mark Ablett to talk about the oft-heard but less understood concept of Imposter Syndrome. The podcast looks at whether it is even a syndrome and some of the wider causes which may impact on those feelings in the individual. Samantha then gives some invaluable practical pointers for dealing […]
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  EWCA Civ 115 in which Ros acted. To download please click here.
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 […]
Simon Purkis of Pump Court Chambers joins host Mark Ablett to talk through the recent move away from anonymity in financial remedy proceedings, at least before certain judges as well as the forthcoming report of the Transparency Implementation Group. Simon covers the law in broad detail as well as giving his views on where the […]
In a really exciting episode, HHJ Hess joins co-hosts Helen Brander and Tara Lyons to talk all things financial remedies court and the upcoming PAG2. It was a real privilege to have His Honour join the podcast to provide his unique insight from the vanguard of financial remedies reform, including the origins of the FRC, […]
A recent talk to the IBA conference in Miami mandated that all lawyers must be familiar with cryptocurrency, and that surely must include NFTs or non-fungible tokens. Sound like gibberish? Well look no further, because Samara Brackley of Pump Court will tell you all about them and how the court is likely to treat NFTs […]
Host Mark Ablett is joined by Sara Hannell, managing partner of Alexiou Fisher Phillips solicitors, to talk about her very recent case of Olga Cazalet v Walid Abu-Zalaf  EWFC 119. This is a fascinating case where the applicant wife sought to rescind a 9 year old Decree Nisi on the basis of alleged reconciliation, […]
Pump Court Chambers are delighted to announce that Helen Brander has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge for Family, sitting on the South Eastern Circuit. Called to the Bar in 2002, Helen is a specialist family law practitioner with a thriving practice in the areas of family finance, private children, inheritance and probate, and […]