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Family Law Arbitration


Family and social welfare

In stock

1 January 2017

Law Society Publishing


297 x 210 mm
192 pages

Family Law Arbitration
Practice and Precedents, 2nd edition

Dennis Sheridan and Suzanne Kingston


From July 2016, the scope of family arbitrations was expanded to cover children disputes as well as financial matters.

The new edition of this popular book will appeal to both experienced and newly qualified arbitrators, and to lawyers referring cases into arbitration. It brings together, in one handy time-saving book, all the information needed for undertaking family arbitrations – including the key legislation and useful templates to assist with procedures.

Family Law Arbitration: Practice and Precedents offers concise guidance on the process of arbitration in family disputes and it has been expanded to cover the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators' new Children Scheme.

Key benefits include:

  • A concise guide to the process of arbitration in family disputes
  • Up-to-date legislation, rules and templates
  • Articles and case reports for further exploration of family arbitration issues.


1. Introduction
2. Procedure
3. Guidance
Part 2 appendices
1. Legislation and rules
2. Useful articles
3. Forms and precedants
4. Case reports
5. Futher resources

About the Authors

Dennis Sheridan is a senior partner at D R Sheridan LLP. He is a family law arbitrator, collaborative lawyer and mediator. Dennis specialises in all aspects of private family law, dealing with moderate-to-high-net-worth cases.

Suzanne Kingston is a senior partner at Withers, acting primarily for high-net-worth individuals. Suzanne is a mediator and collaborative lawyer, and an active member of both Resolution and the International Academy of Family Lawyers.