Grandparents: securing contact with grandchildren

Grandparents contact grandchildren

Grandparents in lockdown   The COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing exposed something that we have always known as a society; children need to experience a relationship with grandparents, where possible, and, grandparents often need the joy and love from their grandchildren in the winter of their years. It is a social structure as old as […]

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Clare Porter-Phillips joins Unit Chambers

Clare Porter-Phillips

Unit Chambers is delighted to announce that Clare Porter-Phillips will be joining the team as a Senior Consultant Barrister. One of the most established barristers on the Northern Circuit, Clare will be a key addition to the Unit Chambers team and will bring a wide range of experience and expertise in all aspects of family […]

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F v M: Four things we learned from this case

F V M Unit Chambers

Anyone who has been following ‘Legal Twitter’ this week will be aware of the buzz that is emanating around the case of F v M [2021] EWFC 4. It would not be an overstatement to say that this case, as the first reported High Court case to analyse allegations of coercive and controlling behaviour in […]

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Lockdown 3.0 and your mental health

lockdown uk

Lockdown 3.0 but what does this mean for our mental health? With the cold weather and the darker days, as well as it being January, it’s not quite the heatwave May lockdown of 2020. It’s incredibly important to look after your mental health over the coming weeks and months. We now all know what these […]

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