Event date: 28th Sep 2022
Venue: Webinar
Involving: Christopher Miller

One of the biggest changes to UK society in the last two decades has been the increasing recognition, and integration, of the LGBTQ+ community. The Family Courts are starting to catch up.

It is more essential than ever for each practitioner, whatever their background, to be familiar with the LGBTQ+ community, relevant descriptive terminology and the law and issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ+ parents, children and wider family members.

Christopher Miller’s session at the MBL Private Children Law – 2022 Virtual Confernce will cover:

Online resources available
Key terminology
Practical issues, such as the use of pronouns
Discrimination in the Family Courts
Decision making in family cases where LGBTQ+ parents or children have been at the centre of the issues in dispute
The full conference programme on 28th September 2022 comprises:

10am-11am: Private Law Children Update
11:10am-12:10pm: LGBTQ+ in Private Children Law Disputes
12:10pm-1:10pm: The ‘Parens Patriae Doctrine – An Alternative Jurisdiction for Children’s Applications in England and Wales?
2:00 – 3:00 pm: Special Guardianship Orders
3:15-4:15pm: Internal Relocation
For further information and to book a place, please click here.