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June 29, 2022

How do you enforce a financial remedy order?

Whether you have reached your financial remedy order by agreement or following contested proceedings, it is essential each person meets their obligations.  But, given relations are […]
June 26, 2022

A new law will enable judges to jail drivers who kill for life

Up until now a driver who kills someone while driving can only be jailed for a for a maximum of 14 years.  From Tuesday, a new […]
June 26, 2022

Brighton Hospital’s neonatal ICU fundraiser has achieved almost 750% of its original target!

We were very pleased to see that Brighton Hospital’s neonatal ICU fundraiser – a cause we at Westgate Chambers have been actively involved in – has […]
June 25, 2022

Katie Price avoids prison for restraining order breach

44-year-old former glamour model Katie Price avoids prison as she is sentenced for breaching a restraining order by sending text messages to her ex-husband.   While she […]
June 14, 2022

The Family Law Bar Association announces details of the FLBA Scholarship Programme

Details of this year’s FLBA Scholarship Programme have just been announced by The Family Law Bar Association. In a recent statement the FLBA said: “In an effort […]
June 12, 2022

Our specialist criminal barristers are praised by clients for securing the best result in an assault case

The most rewarding part of our job as specialist criminal barristers is to secure the best possible results for our clients.  It is made even more […]
June 8, 2022

A new non-fatal strangulation offence has come into force

From the 7th of June 2022 anyone who strangles their partners in a bid to control or intimidate them will face up to 5 years behind […]
May 31, 2022

The ICO has called for excessive data collection from rape victims to stop

John Edwards, the commissioner of Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has called for excessive data collection from rape victims to stop now.  He believes the current practices […]
May 30, 2022

Is the Justice system putting ‘trans rights ahead of women’?

A new report claims women are being failed by the criminal justice system because it is too focused on transgender rights which is putting “trans rights […]
May 26, 2022

New legislation will put victims firmly at heart of the justice system

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab has announced he is publishing draft legislation that will put the “needs and voices” of victims “firmly at heart of the justice […]