Arbitration in Children Cases

This is a Bar Council run or accredited event This is a Bar Council run or accredited event

Date: 26 October 2016

Time: 17:30 - 19:00

The General Council of the Bar, 289 - 293 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HZ

The Arbitration in Children Cases is an evening seminar organised by the Bar Council's Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel.

The seminar will provide an overview on the Family Arbitration course being rolled out nationally and its benefits. Delegates can also expect information about the training requirements necessary to practise as a family arbitrator in children cases.

The evening will commence with a short presentation about the introduction of family arbitration in children cases delivered by Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales, and will be moderated by Philip Marshall QC, the Chairman of the FLBA.

Confirmed speakers include:

His Honour John Altman, 1 King's Bench Walk
Janet Bazley QC, 1 Garden Court Chambers
Suzanne Kingston, Withers Worldwide LLP
Karin Walker, Chair of "resolution" DR Committee
Will Tyler QC, 36 Family

The seminar will be followed by a Q&A session and a networking drinks reception.

Please click here to view the full programme.

The seminar will be accredited with 1.5 CPD hours.

Registration fees:

  • £30 + VAT for clerks and those who have paid the Bar Represenation Fee

  • £40 + VAT for those who have not paid the Bar Representation Fee

Booking is now open. If you wish to attend, please click here  to book a place online.

For any further information, please contact Petra Majzlikova on +44 (0) 207 611 4690 or

Even though the main topic of this seminar is Family Law, members of other
Bars as well as solicitors are more than welcome to attend.