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Month: January 2021

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Wellbeing in family law: practical advice for avoiding burnout in lockdown

Rachel Cooper specialises in children and finance law, particularly cases with an international element. She is the current Family Law Awards: Young Barrister of the Year (2020) award and sits on the wellbeing committee in chambers. In this blog, she presents practical and easy to follow advice to avoid burnout in lockdown (and beyond) and how to […]

What does F v M mean for Scott Schedules in cases of coercive control?

Adrian Barnett-Thoung-Holland is a family law barrister at Coram. His practice encompasses financial remedies and private disputes regarding children and he sits on Coram’s Board of Directors. He recently wrote a series of popular blogs on “Lawyers in Lockdown” which can be found here. In this article, he examines what F v M means for Scott […]

Coram’s Top Ten Tips for Pupillage Applications

Each year, over 3,000 aspiring barristers across the United Kingdom apply for approximately 400 pupillage places. The first hurdle of this gruelling process is the written application, which gives applicants the opportunity to showcase their talents and explain why they are the best candidate for both the individual set and life at the Bar. At […]

Bell v Tavistock and the Implications for Trans Children by Dr Bianca Jackson

Dr Bianca Jackson, the Head of Coram’s Alternative Families practice group, considers the recent decision of Bell v Tavistock for her recent article for Family Law Week. Introduction The decision of the High Court in Bell & Anor v The Tavistock And Portman NHS Foundation Trust [2020] EWHC 3274 (“Bell v Tavistock”) has caused a great deal of […]

Business as usual for Coram during 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  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 by […]