The modern family

familyThe judge in charge of the modernisation of family justice has called for “strong judicial leadership and management” when the new single family court is set up next year. read more

An Interview with District Judge Nicholas Crichton

District Judge Nicholas Crichton has been described as “a family justice pioneer.” With funding for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court pilot scheme due to end on 31 March, he talks to... read more

Ministers respond to Norgrove

FamilyThe Government has indicated that their aim is to legislate for a six month time limit to complete public law care and supervision cases. read more

Cultural change in the family courts

Profession Sir Nicholas Wall, President of the Family Division, has questioned the need to set up a Family Justice Service - a central plank of the Norgrove Review recommendations. read more

Time up on child care delays

FamilyThe Family Law Bar Association (FLBA) has welcomed the key points of the Norgrove Review. read more

Training in family mediation

Family barThe Bar Council, in collaboration with ADR Group, is to offer barristers training in family mediation. read more

Listen to the children

The results of a consultation with 35 children between the ages of three and seventeen that was undertaken by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on behalf of the Family Justice Council (FJC)... read more

A different lens

Stephen Cobb QC looks at The Family Justice Review and the refreshingly positive view it takes of Family lawyers, and considers its implications Every year, half a million people are involved in the... read more

Justice for children

Children and young people have been asked to contribute to the government’s review of the family justice system. read more

Geoffrey Carr

Job titleSenior Clerk14 Gray’s Inn Square14 Gray’s Inn Square is predominantly a family law set with a strong reputation for representation in all aspects of family law, dealing with both children... read more