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PSQB Family Team hosts another successful virtual seminar

Paternity – How not to do it & Parental Alienation – A user guide for Lawyers The Family Team at Park Square Barristers hosted another successful virtual seminar on Tuesday evening, 23 June 2020. Helen Hendry and Ayshea Megyery were on the panel, discussing the current state of the law in respect of paternity testing, […]

Masked lockdown gunman spared extended jail sentence – Mark McKone defends

Masked lockdown gunman spared extended jail sentence – Mark McKone defends A masked man who tried to fire a shotgun at a house in an attempt to scare his intended victim has been jailed at Bradford Crown Court. John Semeniuk had pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence in […]

Anna Wilkinson discusses SC (a child) v University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 2020 and the current position regarding the listing of civil trials during the CV19 Pandemic

SC (a child) v University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 2020 and the current position regarding the listing of civil trials during the CV19 Pandemic Since trials in the civil courts all but came to a standstill on 23rd March when the country was placed into lockdown, with almost all being adjourned off and only […]

Family Law Seminar on Paternity and Parental Alienation

PSQB is holding a virtual seminar entitled ‘Paternity – How not to do it & Parental Alienation – A user guide for Lawyers’. The event will be held via Zoom at 5.30pm on 23 June 2020. Please contact paul@psqb.co.uk by 22 June if you would like to attend.

Zoom Seminar on 22 June 2020: “Parental Leave During the Pandemic: preparing to get back to an uncertain workplace”

“Parental Leave During the Pandemic: preparing to get back to an uncertain workplace”   Monday 22 June 2020, 1.30pm via Zoom A seminar for solicitors and barristers hosted by Wendy Showell Nicolas, psychotherapist, regarding the emotional, practical and professional impact of returning to work after a period of parental leave, with discussions about the effect of […]

Ellie Mitten and Sophie Phillips discuss whether schools and universities are offering ‘reasonable’ alternatives and the meaning of the recent guidance.

An update – are schools and universities offering ‘reasonable’ alternatives and what does the recent guidance mean? Ellie and Sophie recently wrote an article regarding parent/student contracts and liability for paying tuition fees during the Covid-19 pandemic. This supplementary article seeks to address the guidance which has been released in recent weeks, and provides some […]

Deputy District Judge Appointments for Simon Clegg and William Lindsay

Park Square Barristers are pleased to announce that the Lord Chief Justice of England and wales, the Right Honourable Lord Burnett of Maldon, has appointed Simon Clegg and William Lindsay to the position of Deputy District Judge on the North Eastern Circuit. Simon and William will commence sitting later this year and both will continue […]

Chelsea Brooke-Ward and Nathan Davis comment upon the Law Commission’s recommendations for the Employment Tribunal Structure and Jurisdiction

Yesterday the Law Commission released its Recommendations following The Law Commission’s 13th Programme of Law Reform which included a review of the employment law hearing structures. On 26th September 2018, the Law Commission published a consultation paper and sought responses from the profession to the proposed implementations. The consultation period closed on 31 January 2019. […]

Family Law Seminar: ‘Intra-familial child sexual abuse in care proceedings’

On 12 May 2020, Huw Lippiatt and Philippa Hildyard will be hosting a seminar entitled ‘Familial Child Sexual abuse – where are we at? A review of ‘the multi-agency responses to child sex abuse in the family environment’ report, Re AA & 25 others [2019] EWFC 64, and our experience of recent multi-party proceedings’. They […]