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‘How many more decades?’: Munby lambasts lawyers not complying with PDs

Former Family Division president Sir James Munby has used a foray back onto the bench to launch a stinging criticism of the costs accrued and directions ignored in lengthy family court disputes.

  • In a ruling on whether the English court had jurisdiction to hear a Children Act application from a French mother, Munby said it was necessary to add a final comment on the sums involved in what he called ‘preliminary skirmishing’.

    Read more: Law Gazette

News, published: 15/04/2021


Published: 15/04/2021

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