Off into the Somerset: New guidance on remedying breaches of the AAR 2005

Last week finally saw the handing down of the President’s judgment in the snappily-named case of Somerset County Council v NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group and Others [2022] EWFC 31, which gives further guidance following the 2021 Somerset decision of Mrs Justice Roberts. For a 3-minute explanation of the original Somerset decision and the Adoption […]

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New house rules for the Financial Remedies Court

The Financial Remedies Court efficiency statement was issued with the approval of the President by the lead and deputy lead Judges of the Financial Remedies Court on 11 January 2022. The efficiency notice is a key document that all financial remedy practitioners should be aware of; the ‘Primary Principles’ document is likely to be referred […]

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Always Learning How to do Things Better

Just before the end of 2021 Mr Justice Peel heard an appeal from a decision of Recorder Feehan QC. The facts relevant to the appeal can be summarised in the following way: These were private law proceedings concerning the parties’ son who, at the time of the appeal, was nearly 3 years of age. The […]

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