Family Law Reports

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Family Law Reports contains verbatim reports of every important Family Division, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European courts case, and also includes practice directions, covering the whole range of family law, public and private child law.

Family Law Reports provides the following key features:

  • Unequalled coverage of all important cases, issued 24 times a year

  • Every case judicially approved making them totally authoritative and reliable

  • Headnotes prepared by family law experts providing insightful summaries of the main issues and points of law raised

  • Comprehensively indexed and tabled by subject matter, cases reported and referred to, statutes, statutory instruments, international conventions and European and non-UK legislation

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    Caroline Bridge BA, LLB, LLM Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand; University of Manchester  Editor
    Professor Rebecca Bailey-Harris MA, BCL, of the Inner Temple, Barrister, Emeritus Professor, University of Bristol  Editor
    Nigel Lowe KC (Hon), LLB, LLD, of the Inner Temple, Barrister; Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff  Editor
    The Honourable Mr Justice Cobb Consultant editor