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Month: November 2020

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Why choose private FDRs?

Michael Horton interviews Coram’s newest door tenant, HHJ Philip Waller CBE to find out more about the process and purpose of FDRs and why people should opt for them in the current climate. The senior judiciary have been encouraging practitioners to hold private financial dispute resolution (FDR) meetings for some time now. With lockdown, the private […]

EastEnders Tackles Surrogacy (Episode 1)

Bianca Jackson, the Head of Coram’s Alternative Families Practice Group takes a close look at the deceiving surrogacy plot that is currently unfolding in Eastenders. I must begin this post with a confession: I had actually never watched EastEnders before this past week. Years of fans, including my clients, yelling “Hey, Ricky” at me because of […]

Coram appoints new Joint Heads of Chambers

Coram is delighted to announce that Mark Twomey QC and Alison Easton have been appointed as the new Joint Heads of Chambers and will take up their positions as of today (16th November, 2020). Welcoming the appointment of Alison as joint Head of Chambers, Mark said, “We are delighted that Alison has agreed to serve […]

Business as usual for Coram during second national lockdown

In order to safeguard staff and members, all of Coram Chambers are working remotely due to the second national COVID-19 lockdown. Our DX system is now suspended as we make the move to becoming a paperless set, so we ask that nothing is posted to chambers such as documents or cheques. All papers should be sent […]

Shiva Ancliffe talks about the benefits of arbitration

Private law children disputes – why choose arbitration? There is no question that for many private law children disputes, arbitration is a better solution than litigation. The growing delay in court listings is a fact and is here to stay for a while, considering the restrictions posed by the pandemic. Arbitration cuts through the delay […]