The Leeds Designated Family Judge, Her Honour Judge Hillier, has provided updating guidance on COVID-19 measures to be taken in West Yorkshire Court Centres. The guidance is very welcome in the fast-changing circumstances and provides practical guidance for Court users and practitioners.
Events have been moving so fast that detailed guidance on how to sustain the administration of justice in these two important jurisdictions would be overtaken by developments very quickly.
Shannon and Eleanor complete their first six months of pupillage today and both will start on their feet from Monday 23 March.
SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE, PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION AND HEAD OF FAMILY JUSTICE has issued the following guidance – President’s Guidance_Covid 19
14 years from Robber who stabbed dog in knifepoint attack at Leeds home – Howard Shaw and Allan Armbrister instructed
A masked knifepoint robbery where a mum was threatened in front of her young son and her dog was stabbed has resulted in the attacker being sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Deputy Head of Chambers, Kama Melly QC and Head of Family Team, Charlotte delivered talks on “Rape myths, consent and the Family Court” and “When the Judge gets it Wrong – appeal or re-litigation”
Three men have been convicted of the brutal torture and murder of a man in Bradford.
Anna Wilkinson appeared on behalf of CQC in a 5 day first tier tribunal case responding to an appeal by a home for people with learning disabilities to vary a condition of their registration to increase from 19-24 people.