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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).

Kirstie is a member of the LexisPSL family team and a solicitor specialising in all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on financial settlements, pre-nuptial agreements, private law children matters and financial disputes between cohabitants. Kirstie trained at Manches qualifying into their family department in 2003 where she worked for a number of years, particularly on financial settlement proceedings for high net worth clients. In 2006 she joined the family team at Charles Russell and progressed to become a senior associate in the department. Kirstie is a former member of the Young Resolution London Region Committee. She is also a regular contributor to Family Law Journal on wide-ranging areas of family law.
Mark is one of the Dispute Resolution blog’s technical editors. He qualified as a lawyer in Australia and worked in private practice before joining LexisNexis. In addition to contributing to the Dispute Resolution blog, he also writes for a number of LexisNexis blogs, including the Future of Law blog.

Claire is a member of the LexisPSL Family team and has almost twenty years of experience as a family solicitor. She specialises in all aspects of private family work, including resolving issues relating to property, money, and children arising on relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples.

Claire worked as a family solicitor at Hart Brown solicitors in Surrey. She was an accredited specialist with Resolution with particular expertise in the areas of advanced financial provision and pensions. She was also on the Law Society Family Law Panel.

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17 Dec 2018

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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15 Nov 2018

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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6 Aug 2018

Family analysis: In his final press conference at the Royal Courts of Justice before his retirement after five years as President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby...

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20 Jul 2018

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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16 Apr 2018

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 divorces had...

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12 Apr 2018

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...

23 Mar 2018

Family analysis: Nigel Shepherd, national head of family law at Mills & Reeve and national chair of Resolution, explains the reasons behind Resolution’s successful...

3 Jan 2018

The Ministry of Justice has announced that family forms FM1 (Family Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM)), Form B (Notice of an application to consider the...

16 May 2017

2017 marks the 25th edition of The Family Court Practice (the Red Book), with the first edition having been published in 1993, at a time when the legal landscape was very...

15 May 2017

Family analysis: The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has published his 17th View from the President’s Chambers setting out where we are and what needs...

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