Information and guidance for professional parties.
These pilots were launched in January 2016 and are due to come to an end on 31 August.
From Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division Some Designated Family Judge (DFJ) areas are piloting settlement conferences. In a settlement conference, a trained family judge adopts an inquisitorial approach in order to encourage ...
Guidance issued by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division on 23 June 2017.
Further changes have been made to the standard Pilot Order.
Guidance issued by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division on 2 May 2017.
Please see Part 1, Chapter 1-7 for details of February amendments.
Last Summer (2016) the Senior Presiding Judge chaired a meeting with senior practitioners to discuss issued raised regarding the Initial Details of the Prosecution Case (IDPC). As a result of those discussions it was decided ...
This revised Guidance, issued on 18 January 2017, supersedes the 13 October 2014 Guidance.
Foreward by The Rt Hon. Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench Division A year ago, when I provided the foreword for the fourth edition of this guide, I noted the great pace of ...