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Domestic Abuse Webinar

Webinar, Recording on 26th February. Download available from 27th.


Following its consultation on tackling domestic abuse, Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse, the government has published a response and identified measures for implementation in a draft Domestic Abuse Bill published on 21 January 2019 . In light of the draft Bill we consider current domestic abuse law, remedies and practical approaches to injunctive relief within wider family proceedings; and in the context of contemporary issues faced by family law practitioners.     

Topics covered

Domestic Abuse:

- Definitions;

- The statistics;

- The current law;

- The draft Domestic Abuse Bill.


Remedies and Practical approaches:

- Domestic abuse and mediation;

- Injunctive relief in non-molestation, occupation and prohibited steps orders;

- Domestic abuse within financial remedy and children act proceedings;

- Taking a practical approach.


Contemporary issues: `

- Widening the definition and awareness of forms of domestic abuse;

- Disparity in approach in private vs public children law proceedings;


- Litigants in person;

- Pressures on the family courts.

Presented by

Rachel Cooper, Coram Chambers and Elizabeth Simos of Ketley Miller Joels

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CPD - 1 hour (SRA A2)

Recording format - mp4 with MS Power Point Slides.