Practice Direction 27A: a PD of unintended consequences?

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 8 December, 2014

Since the arrival of the IFLA Scheme for financial
arbitration of post-separation issues its accredited arbitrators (and numerous
other informed commentators) have much vaunted the ability of the parties and
their advisers to work with their chosen arbitrator to render the procedure of
the process speedier and in many cases less expensive than going to court. And
a key component of that is the ability to cut down the production and
consequential seemingly instinctively automatic bundling of unnecessary
material, to keep that exercise proportionate.

So in, for example, a variation or Sch 1 application, why
go through the full Form E plus the obligatory Annexures if the case does …read more

Source: Family Law News