Questioning the Evidence
- Accreditation – The Law Society Webpage about panel qualifications including family law panel and children panel.
- Association of Child Abuse Lawyers Organisation offering practical support for Lawyers and other professionals working for adults & children who have been abused. The site contains a copy of the Association`s Code of Practice and some articles about aspects of child abuse law.
- The Bar Council
- The Bar Pro Bono Unit: Free Legal Advice and Representation Information about the work of the Bar Pro Bono Unit which tells you how to get free legal help.
- The Bar Standards Board – Bar Standards Board Comprehensive site with information about careers at the bar, training opportunities, faqs etc.
- David Hodson is a solicitor qualified in Australia & the UK, a mediator and arbitrator and international family specialist. Website does not seem to have been updated for a while but you can follow him on twitter @DMHodson where he posts lots of useful stuff and see also the website of the International Family Law Group (link below)
- Family Law Bar Association The specialist association for UK family barristers with over 2500 members. All family practitioners at 4 Brick Court are members of the FLBA.
- Family Justice Council – the role of the FJC is to to promote an inter-disciplinary approach to family justice and to monitor the system. Its secretariat has become part of the private office of the President of the Family Division, reflecting the Council’s enhanced role of providing expert inter-disciplinary advice direct to the Family Justice Board, and providing guidance documents and input to the implementation plan for the Single Family Court and judicial proposals for the modernisation of family justice.
- International Family Law Group many useful articles and blog posts – often written by David Hodson – see above
- International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
- The Law Society
- Metropolitan Police Service
- The Magistrates’ Association
- Resolution – first for family law Resolution (formerly the SFLA) Association of over 5000 solicitors aiming to promote a conciliatory atmosphere within which family breakdown can be managed. The site currently contains information about choosing a solicitor, mediation and the SFLA Code of Practice.
- Society for Computers & Law