FAMILY LAW UPDATE
THURSDAY 26 APRIL 2018– 2.00 – 5.15pm
Registration: 1.45 pm
Venue: Carlton Hotel, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 3DN
Parking: Please note the entrance to the car park is in Grove Road. There is no charge for BDLS delegates to park at the hotel – they will just need to let Reception have their car registration number when they arrive. The car park has recently been extended so there is now a lot more parking available. Alternatively there is metered street parking on the roads around the hotel.
Cost: £100.00 – Member and Associate Members of BDLS/Trainee Solicitor
£125.00 – Non Member of BDLS 3 hours CPD
- Family Law Update
- Vulnerable witnesses – the new Rule 3A and PD3AA
- Small money financial proceedings: why are they so difficult? Tips and traps
- Practice and procedure update
- Jurisdiction in Children Act cases
This lecture will be presented by DJ Christopher Simmonds, - a District Judge appointed in 2010. He sat initially in the Principal Registry of the Family Division until his transfer to the Western Circuit in November 2015. He is also a nominated District Judge of the Court of Protection, a Commissioner of the Judicial Appointments Commission and one of the Course Directors and the Judicial College (Family). He is lead at the judicial college. Before being appointed he was a Solicitor and Partner in the firm of Davis Simmonds & Donaghey specialising in Public Law Proceedings and a member of the Children Panel. He has written numerous articles on family law to include section 38(6) Applications and Secure Accommodation Orders.