Monthly Family Law Archives: January 2016

Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

Only a short time after media tycoon Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to model and actress Jerry Hall, news broke that fellow Aussie media man James... Read More

Fiction vs Family Law: Jessica Jones, Jordan Taylor and why women stay

Fiction vs Family Law: Jessica Jones, Jordan Taylor and why women stay

It can hardly be disputed that Marvel films rule the box office. Even after the release of The Force Awakens, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the highest... Read More

South Australia refusal to recognise UK same-sex marriage

South Australia refusal to recognise UK same-sex marriage

Calls for law reform rang out across much of Australia yesterday as it was revealed that the State of South Australia had refused to recognise the civil... Read More

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall engaged

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall engaged

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former model Jerry Hall got engaged last week following the Golden Globes. The pair have been together for four months and... Read More

Doing it for themselves: Why Ill always fight to empower women and children

Doing it for themselves: Why I’ll always fight to empower women and children

Working as a divorce lawyer can be a game of two halves. As an entrepreneur, lawyer and employer, I work alongside some of the brightest minds around, often... Read More

Possible online avenues for the Small Claims Court

Possible online avenues for the Small Claims Court

The interim report from Lord Justice Briggs exploring possible online avenues for the Small Claims Court was published this week. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, the... Read More

Fiction vs Family Law: gaslighting in The Archers

Fiction vs Family Law: gaslighting in The Archers

As promised in the last blog, we’re checking back in on Rob and Helen from The Archers. You can read the first blog, but just to recap, Rob coerced Helen,... Read More

Marriage Foundation research on celebrity couples

Marriage Foundation research on celebrity couples

Celebrity couples are twice as likely to see their marriages end in divorce as their non-famous counterparts, new research from the Marriage Foundation... Read More

China adopts its first ever domestic violence law

China adopts its first ever domestic violence law

There's something you may have missed over the festive period. While in England we were taking in the news of the Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015) and its... Read More

Inclusion of mothers names on marriage certificates rejected

Inclusion of mothers’ names on marriage certificates rejected

Only the fathers of the bride and groom are currently listed on marriage certificates in Britain. MP Christina Rees proposed legislation last month to add... Read More