Family Justice Council 10th Annual Debate

The Family Justice Council held its 10th Annual Debate and panel discussion in London on Thursday 1 December 2016.

The topic for this year’s debate was Settlement Conferences. The motion read:

‘Settlement Conferences: Are they Article 6 compliant?’

The event was chaired by the Honourable Mrs Justice Pauffley, Deputy Chair of the Family Justice Council. The speakers were:

  • Sir David Norgrove – Deputy Chair of the Family Justice Board
  • Her Honour Judge Margaret De Haas QC – Designated Family Judge for Cheshire and Merseyside
  • Elizabeth Isaacs QC – Family Law Silk, Deputy High Court Judge and member of the Family Justice Council
  • Martha Cover – Head of Chambers, Coram Chambers and Co-Chair, Executive Committee for the Association of Lawyers for Children



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