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President of the Family Division releases draft guidance on reporting in the Family Courts

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The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has released draft guidance (opens in a new tab), for consultation, on reporting in the Family Courts.

It follows an appeal in Re R (A Child) (Reporting Restrictions) [2019] EWCA 482 Civ heard on 15 February 2019.

The President, who is also Head of Family Justice, said he welcomes people’s views and suggestions to the consultation.

Responses can be submitted to his office by emailing or by post – marked “Consultation on Reporting” – to: The President of the Family Division, Family Division, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL.

The consultation will close on 30 June 2019.

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