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Family Law Update on Divorce Law and the Criminal Law overlap

Speaker: Nasreen Shah
Chambers: Great James Street Chambers

This seminar from Great James Street’s Nasreen Shah addresses recent legislative changes that have an impact on the practice of family law going forward. In particular, Nasreen focuses on divorce and domestic violence, including significant developments relating to the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, and the Domestic Abuse Act 2021.
The seminar will also delve into the applicability of different practice directions and consideration that needs to be given to existing and newly established case law. In considering the principles set out within the current framework, you can strengthen your client’s case from the outset.

Relevant case law

AS v TH (False Allegations of Abuse) [2016] EWHC 532 Fam

Nasreen’s practice focuses on crime, family law and extradition. Nasreen is also the founder and director of Her Bar, working towards the progression of all women at the Bar.