In the matter of B (A Child)  UKSC 33
12.06.13 | Appeal to the Supreme Court by parents concerning the application of the criteria for making a care order under section 31 of the Children Act 1989 when the risk is of future psychological or emotional harm, and the role of the appellate courts once the trial judge has made an order. Appeal dismissed (Baroness Hale of Richmond dissenting).
Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited and others  UKSC 34
12.06.13 | The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal by Yasmin Prest and declares that the seven disputed properties vested in the companies are held on trust for the husband.
Petrodel v Prest at the Supreme Court
05.03.13 | Chambers has been following the Supreme Court hearing broadcast live online.
L and B (Children)
20.02.13 | The Supreme Court unanimously allowed the fatherís appeal in L and B (Children)regarding the circumstances in which a judge is entitled to change her mind after oral judgment.
Supreme Court dismisses local authority's appeal in J (Children)  UKSC 9
20.02.13 | The real possibility that the parent caring for the child has harmed a child in the past is not by itself sufficient to meet the threshold of the new child being likely to suffer harm.
New Part 25 of FPR comes into force
31.01.13 | Part 25 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 has been substituted in order to streamline proceedings in family courts by reducing the number of expert witnesses who have to give evidence.