FamilyScribe

FamilyScribe is a free legal update service for busy Family Law practitioners, which also offers the opportunity to earn CPD at exceptionally competitive prices. Each edition qualifies for 1 hour CPD with up to 12 hours CPD per year.

Each month a selection of our contributors comment on the latest legal developments from the following practice areas within family law:

  • Children-private
  • Children-public
  • Family Procedure Rules
  • International family law
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Co-habitation and Civil Partnerships
  • ADR

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Contributors

Michael Horton

Michael Horton

Lead Contributor and Editor of FamilyScribe

Mike Horton's practice is wide ranging but mainly focussed on ancillary relief and family property. Mike features in Legal Experts, and in the 2009 Legal 500, Mike was recommended for 'having an excellent reassuring client manner that instils confidence'. More

   
Elissa Da Costa-Waldman

Elissa Da Costa-Waldman

Using a creative and innovative approach to finding solutions to client’s financial matters on divorce, she is also an experienced and principled negotiator as well as an assertive and effective advocate, being National Institute of Trial Advocacy trained. More

   
Godfrey Freeman

Godfrey Freeman

Godfrey Freeman is the senior lawyer in the family group at Morecrofts LLP in Liverpool, one of the largest such groups in the North of England. He was recently National Chair of Resolution and still plays an active part on several of its committees. More

   
Karen Kabweru-Namulemu

Karen Kabweru-Namulemu

Karen studied Law at the University of East Anglia and went on to complete the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law before being called to the Bar in 2001. In 2005 Karen obtained a Masters in Law from Kings College London covering Child Law, International Rights of the Child, Youth Justice and Race, Ethnicity Crime and Criminal Justice. More

   
David Truex

David Truex

David is an expert in complex family cross-border litigation, often involving disputes over jurisdiction and forum shopping. He fights to secure the best jurisdiction for his client. Most of his litigation is conducted in the London family courts although he is frequently instructed to advise other lawyers in England and overseas on international issues. He has been involved in several of the most significant reported cases defining the limits of English family law jurisdiction. More

   
Mark Kosmin-Barr

Mark Kosmin-Barr

Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and joined Freemans in January 2012 where he specialises in Family Law, including divorce, separation, cohabitation, marital and living together agreements, financial disputes and private law children’s cases including international child abduction and relocation as well as inheritance disputes. Mark is a member of Resolution and is a Resolution accredited specialist family lawyer, with particular specialism in child abduction and cohabitation. He is a member of the Law Society Family Law Panel and the UK Central Authority’s International Child Abduction solicitor panel.

   
Denise Lester

Denise Lester

Denise Lester is a Solicitor, Partner and family law specialist at the Central London Firm of Moss Beachley Mullem & Coleman. She practices in most aspects of Family Law. She is the Chair of the Law Society’s Children Law Sub- Committee. She also is a member of The Law Society’s Family and Access to Justice Committee and she is the current President of The West London Law Society. More

   
Johnathan West

Johnathan West

Jonathan is Head of Family and Matrimonial at Prolegal Limited. He has been qualified since 1993 and practiced in family law since then. He acts for a wide spectrum of clients from many sectors. The main focus of Jonathan’s practice is in complex and high net worth ancillary relief work and his expertise covers the full range, from division of assets, financial relief applications, separation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, co-habitation breakdown and children applications, particularly for City professionals and other high net worth white collar workers. More

   
Moira Sofaer

Moira Sofaer

Moira has an extensive full-time practice in all aspects of family law. More

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