3PB Family's Second Annual Private Law Children and Financial Remedies Conference

 Thursday 25th Apr 2024  

 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

 The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2EP

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Price: Full Day £130 +VAT, Half Day £80 +VAT

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3PB's Family Law Group invite you to our second annual full-day Private Law Children & Financial Remedies Conference on Thursday 25th April 2024 at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Birmingham.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker on Financial Remedies is Mr Justice Peel.

Mr Justice Peel is a High Court Judge of the Family Division and National Lead Judge of the Financial Remedy Court.

Other presentations during the day will come from members of the 3PB family team, including Vanessa Meachin KC, Michael George, Hamish Dunlop, Aimee Fox and Rachel Bloxwich. We will also be joined by Jude Eyre, the Associate Director of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory who will be speaking on the topic of Private Law. Andrew Donaldson from Dains Accountants will join Michael George.

We are also delighted to be joined by Sam Beckinsale, actor, writer and Surviving Economic Abuse Ambassador who will talking about the LOVE? Project - a product of her career and her own experience of Domestic Abuse, particularly coercive and controlling behaviour.


8.45am – Arrival, Registration & Networking Breakfast

9.45am – Welcome by Aimee Fox

9.50am - Mr Justice Peel - "Reflections on Financial Remedies"

10.30am - Hamish Dunlop -"Financial Remedy after a Foreign Divorce: Is Part III MFPA still true to its purpose?"

11.00am – Coffee Break

11.30am – Michael George and Andrew Donaldson from Dains Accountants – “Business, Bugs and Embuggerations - Valuing the business in the light of Long Covid and other topical issues”

12.00pm – Aimee Fox – “Schedule 1 and a Touch of TOLATA”

12.30pm – A word from our Headline Sponsor H-J Wealth Planning by Matt Holden-Jones

12.40pm – Questions and Wrap-Up

1.00pm – Lunch

2.00pm – Welcome by Rachel Bloxwich

2.05pm - Meet BFriends

2.10pm – Vanessa Meachin KC – “Private Law Update”

2.40pm – Jude Eyre, Nuffield Family Justice Observatory - “How do we turn up the volume on the voice of the Child in Private Law proceedings”

3.15pm – Coffee Break

3.35pm - Sam Beckinsale - Love? - The silent voices of victims-survivors of domestic abuse

4.05pm – Rachel Bloxwich - “Evidence in Private Law Proceedings: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

4.30pm- Katie Deans, Our Family Wizard - New Calls Feature

4.35pm – Questions and Wrap-Up

4.45pm – Close

Join us for the full day, starting with a networking breakfast from 8.45am,  or choose to attend either the Financial Remedies session in the morning or the Private Law session during the afternoon. Both sessions will include lunch. The day will conclude at 5pm.

Tickets are £130 (+VAT) for the day or £80 (+VAT) for a half day session.

Our Sponsors 

Our headline sponsor is H-J Wealth Planning They work with businesses in the increasingly complex area of corporate financial planning, from pension planning to employee benefits, through to insuring against the loss of a key Director or assisting with aspects of exit strategies. They also support private clients, helping them plan their finances effectively by way of providing holistic and bespoke financial advice.

Our Family Wizard is our Delegate Pack sponsor, and is the world's largest co-parenting platform with a mission to help families living separately thrive. They provide both families and the professionals who serve them with the tools necessary for more seamless and successful co-parenting.

DNA Legal is our Lanyard sponsor; they are the UK's leading provider of DNA, drug, and alcohol testing. They go to incredible lengths to help clients find the truth, with hair strand testing for drugs and alcohol, legal paternity testing, relationship testing for immigration, forensic technology and more.

LexisNexis is our Breakfast sponsor; they are a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services.

Today's Family Lawyer is our official Media Partner for the day. Launched in 2019, Today’s Family Lawyer is the leading source of daily news and information for family lawyers in England and Wales. Today’s Family Lawyer provides valuable insight to its readership through its established links with regulators, representative bodies, suppliers, and of course family lawyers.

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