Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division

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15th View from the President’s Chambers: care cases: the looming crisis 19 SEP 2016

15th View from the President’s Chambers: care cases: the looming crisis

In my last View, published in September [2016] Fam Law 1102, I drew attention to the seemingly...

14th View from the President’s Chambers: Care cases: Settlement conferences and the ‘tandem’ model 15 AUG 2016

14th View from the President’s Chambers: Care cases: Settlement conferences and the ‘tandem’ model

The number of new care cases continues to rise, seemingly relentlessly. Cafcass figures show that...

The President’s Address at the Annual Dinner of the Family Law Bar Association 02 MAR 2015

The President’s Address at the Annual Dinner of the Family Law Bar Association

Speech by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, at the Annual Dinner of the Family...

President outlines MOJ research on LIPs cross examining witnesses in private family proceedings 27 FEB 2015

President outlines MOJ research on LIPs cross examining witnesses in private family proceedings

I am pleased to report that the Ministry of Justice is intending to gather information, and...

Transparency - The Next Steps: A Consultation Paper issued by the President of the Family Division on 15 August 2014 17 AUG 2014

Transparency - The Next Steps: A Consultation Paper issued by the President of the Family Division on 15 August 2014

A key element of the family justice reforms is the transparency agenda – finding ways of opening...

13th View from the President's Chambers: The process of reform: an update 17 AUG 2014

13th View from the President's Chambers: The process of reform: an update

In my last ‘View’, [2014] Fam Law 978, I set out the next steps in the ongoing process of...

12th View from the President's Chamber: The process of reform: next steps 09 JUN 2014

12th View from the President's Chamber: The process of reform: next steps

On 22 April 2014 we saw the implementation of the final version of the revised PLO in public...

In the President’s Court 29 April 2014 07 MAY 2014

In the President’s Court 29 April 2014

Before Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice, Lord...

11th View from the President's Chamber: The Process of reform: on the cusp of history 15 APR 2014

11th View from the President's Chamber: The Process of reform: on the cusp of history

We stand on the cusp of history. 22 April 2014 marks the largest reform of the family justice...

Protecting the rights of vulnerable and incapacitous adults – the role of the courts: an example of judicial law making [2014] CFLQ 64 10 MAR 2014

Protecting the rights of vulnerable and incapacitous adults – the role of the courts: an example of judicial law making [2014] CFLQ 64

Keywords: Inherent jurisdiction – vulnerable adults – mental capacity – Court of Protection...

President's speech to FLBA 05 MAR 2014

President's speech to FLBA

Address by the President, Sir James Munby, at the Annual Dinner of the Family Law Bar...

View from the President’s chambers: the beginning of the future 13 FEB 2014

View from the President’s chambers: the beginning of the future

We are rapidly approaching the date for formal implementation of the family justice reforms....

View from the President’s Chambers: the process of reform: the revised PLO and the local authority 17 MAY 2013

View from the President’s Chambers: the process of reform: the revised PLO and the local authority

The President of the Family Division summarises a new interim Public Law Outline (PLO) which...

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division: Marriage from the 18th to 21st Century 08 MAY 2013

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division: Marriage from the 18th to 21st Century

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting Annual Lecture for 2013 given by Sir James Munby,...