In cases where the separated parents live in different countries, flight cancellations or similar issues can present significant challenges to child arrangements. For example, if one parent lives in London and the other in Italy, if flights are cancelled, then it could be very difficult for the child to spend time with the other parent during... Read More
Katherine Res Pritchard is a senior director and Head of London Children at Vardags. She worked in a team alongside Ayesha on the groundbreaking legal ruling of Y v A Healthcare NHS Trust & The HFEA & Z (by his litigation friend, The Official Solicitor)  EWCOP 18 . In 2018, the specialist fertility team at Vardags... Read More
Where the multimillions are made: UHNW divorce “The Macklowe split has it all – octogenarians fighting for 5 years in the most acrimonious of proceedings. Enter stage left, real estate mogul Harry Macklowe, allegedly erecting a 42+ foot billboard of himself and his new wife on a Park Avenue building where the parties had... Read More
Cafcass have launched a new telephone service for children and young people, with the aim that children have a space to ‘share their views about how well we supported them, how effectively we listened and understood what life is like for them, and how that understanding influenced what the Family Court Adviser recommended in their report... Read More
Katherine Res Pritchard and Sacha Lee look at internal relocation and the approach taken by the courts following Re C. This article was first published by the Family Law Journal (Legalease). Internal relocation refers to a move by one parent with a child from one part of the UK to another. It is not unusual in the years post-separation... Read More
The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (DDSA 2020) comes into force today, 6 April 2022, and sees the implementation of ‘No-Fault Divorce’, a move which, it is hoped, will put an end to the ‘blame game’ by which divorce is often characterised at present. Currently, although the only ‘ground’ for... Read More
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