Divorce Law - Consideration of the New Act

An essential family law session regarding the new act in Divorce Law coming into effect during Autumn of 2021.

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Course Overview

The new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is due to be implemented in the Autumn of 2021.

The act will end the fault arguments.

There will be only one 'ground' with the provision of a statement of irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

The 5 facts will be removed.

This course will cover the Act and how this will change the current law on divorce.

This course is a must for family law practitioners as divorce is often one of the main things they will advise on, and hence, need to know what the changes are.

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 1 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Consider the new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020
  • • Cover how this act will change the current law on divorce

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


  • Webinar


  • Slides
    54 Page