Domestic Abuse, Direction 12J and Child Arrangements

Domestic Abuse, Direction 12J and Child Arrangements

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Course Overview

This bite size session will examine the issues involved when looking at the relationship between contact and when one has to consider the application of Practice Direction 12J, so as to determine whether to make findings.

Lecturer Safda Mahmood will discuss the various forms of remedies available depending upon the nature of the applicant and will provide viewers with guidance from developing case law in this area, detailed below:  

  • Re V (A Child) 2015 EWCA Civ 274
  • Re H v D (Appeal: Failure to Case Management) 2017 EWHC 1907 (Fam)
  • Re A (a minor) (fact finding; unrepresented party) [2017] EWHC 1195 (Fam)
  • MS v. MN 2017 EWHC 324 (Fam)

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when, advising clients regarding this area of family law

What is the target audience?

  • Family law practitioners


About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Reference Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page