Cohabitation: Law & Practice

Event Details

Course Code: S4085
Speaker: Safda Mahmood
Specialisations: Family, Support Staff,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Friday, 16 March, 2018
Time: 13:30 - 16:15

Members Price: £105
Non Members Price: £150
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

The course will consider the various factors surrounding advising cohabitants in family law matters. The developments in this significant area of law will be considered with emphasis of the leading case law and statutory provisions. It will be of benefit to those who seek to become more confident with how to run/defend a case through the courts involving trusts of land and Schedule 1 Children Act Matters.

The topics covered will include the following:
• Joint Tenancies and Tenancies in Common
• Resulting and Constructive Trusts
• Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 – Applications
• Estoppel
• Drafting and Procedure
• Civil Procedure Rules
• Practice following Stack v. Dowden, Kernott v. Jones and Barnes v. Phillips
• Schedule 1 Children Act Applications
• Case law Update
• Compliance with Court Directions and Procedure

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Assistance in understanding the manner in which cohabitation issues are raised in family matters
Become aware of the key legislative and case law developments
To be aware of the practice and procedure, particularly under TOLOTA 1996
To deal with anticipated difficulties
To understand the various steps that can be taken to assist cohabiting parties
This course will assist you to improve your confidence and efficiency

Level: Intermediate

Speaker: Safda Mahmood, is a Senior Solicitor, with extensive experience in both practicing and teaching family law to practitioners, academics and trainees. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He has written in various legal publications and has been practicing in children law for over 20 years.

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