Building a Family Law System for Separating Families

We are delighted to announce the third in our series of webinars looking at Family Law Reform and ‘Building a Family Law System’ for court users. This latest webinar will focus on the needs of separating families and will feature a panel of national and international experts. The webinar will look at the Department of Justice’s recently published Family Justice Strategy and we will hear how the new strategy will impact users and how proposals to make the voice of the child central to family law in Ireland will work. For more details and how to register please see below:

Event Details:

Date: Monday, 5 December 2022

Time:  4pm – 6pm

Location: On line via Zoom

Chair
Donagh McGowanFamily Law Solicitor and Mediator, member of the Family & Child Law Committee of the Law Society and a Board member of One Family
Speaker:

Topic:
Andrew Munro,  Assistant Secretary,
Department of Justice

Family Justice Strategy and Family Courts legislation
Diana Lowe KC – Reforming the Family Justice System (RFJS) initiative, Alberta, Canada

How neuroscience should be used in designing family law processes for separating families
Áine Tubridy, Project Specialist, Centre for Effective Service

Separating Well for Children – Analysis of service model which supports high conflict and families experiencing domestic abuse post-separation
Dr. Simone McCaughren, Assistant Professor, Social Work, Trinity College DublinFindings of research, commissioned by One Family, on the evidence about what works for contact/access time for infants and young children in separated families
Karen Kiernan, CEO of One FamilyFamily Law Reform and Separating Families – a practitioner perspective

Watch the two previous ‘Building a Family Law System’ seminars:

Building a Family Law System for Families – 2/7/20
Building a Family Law System for Children – 2/6/21