The Liver Building

Divorce & Financial Orders Certificate (July 19)


Speaker: Safda Mahmood

Date: Friday 12th July, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Areas of Law: Family

Competencies: B & C

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4190


The course will equip you with the essentials in terms of what to do from the moment of being instructed in cases involving divorces, nullity and financial order (previously known as ancillary relief) cases.

The course will be of benefit to those delegates who seek to put the theory of family law into practice. It will be of assistance to those who are new to this area of law, and those who want a refresher.

The areas to be covered are:

  • Domicile, Habitual Residence and Nationality
  • How Can a Marriage be ended? – Breakdown of Marriage
  • Void and Voidable Marriages
  • Law of Divorce – Various Facts
  • Bars and Judicial Separation
  • Divorce Procedure and On line Divorce
  • Children and Families Act 2014 – Changes to Divorce Procedure
  • Public Funding in Family Cases
  • Drafting the Divorce Documents
  • Financial Orders
  • Type of Order and Procedure
  • Financial Order Procedure – Family Procedure Rules
  • Criteria for Financial Orders
  • Consent Orders

WHO WILL BENEFIT from attending?

  • Solicitors
  • Chartered Legal Executives
  • Trainees
  • Support Staff


  • To become more familiar with the law, practice and procedure in finance and divorce matters
  • To keep abreast of significant case law and statutory developments
  • To become confident in handling divorce and finance cases
  • To draft appropriate documents competently and efficiently
  • To be able to apply the criteria to practical cases

Level: Introduction/Intermediate

Speaker Biographies

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 Law Accredited Scheme. He has written in various legal publications and has been practicing in children law for over 22 years.


Member £200
Non-member £290
Corporate Member Training Offer 2 Credits
Training Season Ticket Free
Note: 20% VAT added at checkout