Family Law Conference Autumn 2021 | On-demand

Location: Online

CPD Hours: 4hours


4 hours verifiable CPD

Watch our autumn 2021 Family Law Conference for a deep-dive into some of the key issues around financial provisions upon separation and divorce.

This half-day conference will provide you with the opportunity to gain in-depth practical guidance on core areas of family law and practice including cohabitants’ claims, unequal sharing of matrimonial property, instructing expert witnesses for the valuation of business interests, and more.

Each session is designed to give you space to discuss with speakers and colleagues the aspects that most affect your day-to-day work. You will also have the opportunity to join other attendees for a virtual coffee break during the morning.


Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the key issues around cohabitants’ rights that are currently considered for reform, and the main aspects to keep in mind when pursuing and resisting claims
  • Understand how to effectively manage client expectations, and build a good argument for unequal sharing of matrimonial property
  • Enhance your skills in drafting a good letter of instruction to expert witnesses to value matrimonial property
  • Identify the main differences between pre-nuptial agreements in Scotland and England, and reflect on the aspects you need to keep in mind when dealing with cross-border issues
  • Discuss the importance of ADR in family law cases
Speakers
Partner and Head of Family Law, Balfour + Manson LLP
Partner and Head of Family Law, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie
Partner , Morton Fraser
Partner, Morton Fraser
Partner, MacRoberts
Director, Christie Griffith
Solicitor Advocate and Associate, Brodies
Programme

Chair

Shona Smith
Partner and Head of Family Law, Balfour + Manson LLP

Tom Quail
Partner and Head of Family Law, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie

Marika Franceschi
Partner, MacRoberts
  • Defining matrimonial property
  • Recent case law
  • Aspects to keep in mind to successfully advise your clients and construct a good argument

Robin McGregor
Director, Christie Griffith

Susie Mountain
Solicitor Advocate and Associate, Brodies

Lucia Clark
Partner , Morton Fraser

Rhona Adams
Partner, Morton Fraser

Prices

prices exclude VAT

Member:
£149.00
 
New lawyer:
£126.65
 
Non-member:
£171.35
 
Unemployed member:
£0.00
 

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