Private Family Law Seminar - SOLD OUT

Private Family Law Seminar

No5 Barristers' Chambers Family Group will be hosting their one-day Private Law Children Seminar on Thursday 14th March 2024 at Malmaison, Birmingham.

The day will include topics on all areas of Private Law Children Proceedings from FHDRA through to the Final Hearing and will also cover Appeals and Committals.

We are pleased to announce that we will be joined by 2 guest speakers -Independent Social Worker Carolyn Adams and HHJ Helen Arthur, who will add invaluable insights from their perspective of the court process.

Book by 26th January 2024 to make use of the early bird discount of £99+VAT!

Full programme

9.00 – 9.30


9.30 – 9.45 


Richard Hadley, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

9.45 – 10.15

Getting it right first time and sorting interim contact at FHDRA

Arrin Nouri, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

10.15 – 10.50

Words hurt: Finding of fact hearings where non-physical abuse is alleged

Ricky Seal, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

10.50 – 11.25

Section 7 reports: An independent social worker’s perspective

Carolyn Adams, Independent Social Worker

11:25 – 11:35

Our Family Wizard (Sponsor)

11.35 – 11.50 

Refreshment Break

11.50 – 12.25 

Why bother? Costs in private children law proceedings

Hannah Court, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

12.25 – 13.00

Pleasing your judge at finding of fact hearings and final hearings

HHJ Helen Arthur

13.00 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.45

When it all goes wrong: Set-asides and appeals

Heather Popley and Orla Grant, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

14.45 – 15.15 

When it all goes wrong II: Committals

Jennifer Moles, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

15.15 – 15.35

Refreshment Break

15.35 – 16.00

Back, back, back again: Dealing with repeat applications 

Mark Jones, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

16.00 – 16.30 


Event Details

Date: Thursday 14th March 2024

Registration: 9:00 – 9.30

Seminar: 9.30 – 16.30

Venue: Malmaison Hotel Birmingham (inside Mailbox Birmingham)

Address: 1 Wharfside St, Birmingham, B1 1RD

Early Bird Price: £99 +VAT (expires 25th January)

Regular Price: £125 +VAT (from 26th January)