Marking National Fertility Week our colleagues in the BTO employment team summarise some of the key employment rights and guidance relating to fertility in the workplace.
In celebration of National Fertility Week 2019, we ask our Fertility specialists to answer your most asked questions about all things Fertility Law. Today we are talking about what happens at work if you are undergoing fertility treatment. We speak to Employment Partner Caroline Carr about the top considerations. [Read more…] about #FertilityWeek – Employment Considerations when Creating a Family – Your Questions Answered
We discuss the media reporting of the custody battle between Madonna and Guy Ritchie and the limits of the courts when the child is a teenager with a free will.
We review a statue of the Child Support Act 1991 and remark on the difficulty for lawyers in interpreting Parliament’s intentions when the words don’t make sense.
A recent courageous decision from the English Court of Appeal indicated that courts nowadays can be prepared to take a robust stance in child contact cases when the parent with whom the children live refuses to obey Contact Orders.
We discuss a recent judgement from the Court of Appeal which rejected the argument that a person adopted in France to French nationals now living in the UK was a family member for the purposes of entry clearance under the EEA Regulations.
In recognising that there was no reported decision in Scotland where a foreign adoption order had been recognised and registered at Common Law, Lord Brailsford granted decree at Common Law on 4th June.
There is a warning in a recent Inner House decision that people should be very careful about what they agree in a Pre-nuptial or Post-Nuptial agreement.
We discuss the Edinburgh Festival and the Scottish Family Law implications of some of the things which visitors may see this year.
The starting point in Scots Law is that pre-nuptial agreements are generally accepted as being “legally binding” (or, more accurately “enforceable by the court”).