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In this three-part CPDcast series, family law barristers Anton Eriera and Max Lewis from 29 Bedford Row discuss domestic violence law, practice and procedure.

Domestic violence is sadly an all too common feature of, or contributing factor towards many relationship breakdowns but there are a variety of family law solutions available to assist victims including Part IV of the Family Law Act 1996 which introduced non-molestation orders and occupation orders and the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 which can be applied to domestic violence cases.

This series begins with Anton Eriera examining the fundamentals of non-molestation and occupation orders before Max Lewis then goes on to introduce the role of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 in domestic violence cases and some practical tips when dealing with the modern phenomenon of cyber-harassment.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the options available to victims of domestic violence;
  • Have gained a detailed understanding of the law, practice and procedure relating to non-molestation and occupation orders;
  • Understand how the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 can be applied in the domestic violence context;
  • Have considered the basic principles and tips for controlling ‘cyber-harassment’.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • CPS Domestic Violence Guide for Victims and Witnesses;
  • AMP v Persons Unknown [2011] EWHC 3454 (TCC);
  • Applause Store Productions & Firsht v Raphael [2008] All ER (D) 321 (Jul);
  • Arena Corporation v. Schroeder [2003] EWHC 1089 (Ch);
  • Boness v R [2005] EWCA Crim 2395;
  • Burnett v George [1992] 1 FLR 525;
  • C v C (Non-molestation order: Jurisdiction) [1998] 1 FLR 554;
  • C v C [2001] EWCA Civ 1625;
  • CC v AB [2007] 2 FLR 301;
  • Chalmers v Johns [1999] 1 FLR 392;
  • Children Act 1989;
  • Civil Partnership Act 2004;
  • Domestic Abuse Committee of the Family Justice Council Protocol ([2012] Fam Law 338);
  • Family Law Act 1996;
  • Family Procedure Rules 2010;
  • G v G (Ouster: Ex parte application) [1990] 1 FLR 395;
  • G v G [2000] 2 FLR 36;
  • Grubb v Grubb [2009] EWCA Civ 976;
  • Horner v Horner [1983] 4 FLR 50;
  • Imerman v Tzenguiz [2010] 2 FLR 814;
  • Kemp & Kemp: The Quantum of Damages;
  • Khorosandjian v Bush [1993] 2 FLR 66;
  • Lockton Companies International & Others v (1) Persons Unknown and (2) Google Inc [2009] EWHC 3423 (QB);
  • Lomas v Parle [2004] 1 FLR 812;
  • Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd [2009] Ch 481;
  • ND v KP [2011] 2 FLR 662;
  • Norwich Pharmacal Co v Customs & Excise Commissioners [1974] AC 133;
  • Nwogbe v Nwogbe [2000] 2 FLR 744;
  • Protection from Harassment Act 1997;
  • Protection of Freedoms Act 2012;
  • R v Curtis [2010] EWCA 123;
  • Re Blaney’s Blarney (unreported, 1st October 2009);
  • Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2006;
  • Singh v Bhakar [2007] 1 FLR 880;
  • Vaughan v Vaughan [1973] 1 WLR 1159.
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In this three-part CPDcast series, family law barristers Anton Eriera and Max Lewis from 29 Bedford Row discuss domestic violence law, practice and procedure.

Date recorded: 1st August 2012

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