Resources for Practitioners

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How to Qualify

Our training provides an understanding of the elements of Family Arbitration and promotes the use of Arbitration to resolve disputes on financial and property matters arising from marriage breakdown.

Training

Children Arbitrator training:

  • 8-9 July 2017

Financial Arbitrator training:

  • 4-5 February 2017

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Our Guide for Practitioners is for family arbitrators, judges and professional referrers. The document explains the arbitration process, which clients it is suitable for, and the legal framework.

Practitioners wanted to train children-issue arbitrators

The Institute of Family Law Arbitrators intends to set up a scheme for arbitration in relation to a specified range of disputes concerning children. It seeks a trainer (or trainers) to participate in training children-issue arbitrators. Candidates should be...

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Family Arbitration gets Presidential Seal of Approval

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, has made a judgment in the case of S v S, in which he upheld the decision (award) made through a private arbitration. The judgment made clear that, in the view of the President, “there is no conceptual difference...

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Mr Justice Mostyn highlights benefits of arbitration

In a recently published judgment by Mr Justice Mostyn, referring to a complex land trust dispute, he drew attention to the advantages of arbitration. "Where parties are agreed that their case should be afforded total privacy there is a very simple solution: they sign...

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