Case Law

Private family proceedings: guide to the law

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Introduction
A quick summary of the basics of the case

Case details
This section sets out further details and background relevant to the case

The court's ruling
Self-explanatory!

In the opinion of the court
More details on how the court came to its decision and its reasons for doing so

Key points
Important issues to take away which might affect your practice

Court reference
We provide a link to the full court report

Barristers
A list of all the barristers involved in the case