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Geraldine Morris
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Geraldine is Head of LexisPSL Family. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 15 years, most recently as a partner and head of the family team at Hart Brown, a large Surrey firm.

Geraldine writes for Butterworths Family Law Service and is a past editor of the Resolution Review. She has been published in the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the District Judges’ Bulletin as well as in the national press including the Times and the Telegraph.

When in practice she was a member of the Law Society Family and Children Panels, and an accredited Resolution Specialist with a focus on advanced financial provision and pensions. A past Resolution regional secretary and press officer, Geraldine also contributed chapters to the Resolution publications, International Aspects of Family Law (3rd Edition 2009) and The Modern Family (2012).

Most Recent Articles

In Re E (Scottish Adopters: English Adoption Proceedings) [2019] EWFC 9, Cobb J was concerned (at a case management hearing) with a preliminary question for...

In BC v BG [2019] EWFC 7 the court was concerned with the general (and novel) question as to the effect that should be given to an arbitration award made when...

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The Family Procedure Rules Committee has issued a new pilot Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), PD 36L to facilitate the next stage of development of the online...

Head of LexisPSL Family, Geraldine Morris, takes a whistle-stop tour through some of the key family law developments in 2018 and makes some predictions for 2019.

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With a potential Brexit withdrawal deal seemingly now in the pipeline (although subject to change of course at any minute), this blog post summarises some of the...

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Background Mr and Mrs Owens married in 1978 and had two adult children. In February 2015 they separated. In May 2015, Mrs Owens filed a petition for divorce on the...

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A new pilot scheme will commence from Monday 23rd July 2018 for six months, with the introduction of a new Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), PD 36H. The pilot...

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Over the past eight years, the annual Family Law Awards have firmly established themselves as a highly prestigious event, celebrating the success and achievements of...

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Back in 1818, when Butterworths was founded by Henry Butterworth, a divorce by state could only be procured by a Private Act of Parliament. By 1857, only 317...

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In January 2018, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, issued his 18th View from the President’s Chambers, dealing with the launch of the Financial...