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CPD Course:
Update
on
Family Law

Presented by
Mr. Robin Egerton,
Barrister-at-Law,
Parkside Chambers

Update on Family Law
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Code: EVT000000063 Level: Update
Date: 25 March 2015 (Wednesday) Language: English
Time: 09:30 - 12:45
(Reception starts at 09:00)
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
(LSHK Allocated Number: 20150446)
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Presenter's Profile:
Mr. Robin Egerton

Mr. Egerton was admitted as a solicitor in England and Hong Kong in 1984 and ceased to be a practising solicitor in March 2004.  He has been an Ad Hoc Family Court Deputy District Judge and was a former member of the working groups on Family Mediation and Financial Dispute Resolution.  As a solicitor he was a panel member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, the Joint Tribunal of the Bar and Law Society and the panel of Mentors.  He is a former Chairman of the Law Society Family Law Committee and Family Mediation Committee.  He is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and an accredited Mediator.  He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in August 2004 and served on the Bar Council from March 2006 to 2011.  He was the former Chairman of the Hong Kong Family Law Association.

Course Outline:
Contents

  • Recent divorce rate in Hong Kong
  • Update on divorce proceedings in Hong Kong
    1. Grounds of divorce and forum/substantial connection
    2. Petition for divorce and timeline
  • Mediation process - Compulsory?
  • Financial Division
    1. Maintenance pending suit
    2. Substantive ancillary relief
  • Custody
    1. Recent cases on custody and development of joint custody
  • Pre/Post Nuptial Agreement and Separation Agreements
    1. Purposes of these types of agreements
    2. General principles of pre-nuptial and post-nuptials
    3. Enforceability in Hong Kong; Recent UK case - Radmacher judgment

This course is jointly provided in partnership with:  Kornerstone Limited
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Code:
EVT000000017
Date: 20 May 2014 (Tuesday) (Amended)
Time: 14:30 - 17:45
Venue: 9th Floor, The Chinese Club Building, Central, Hong Kong
Language: English
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
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