Over 120 legal professionals joined yesterday via live webinar on the Television Network. With the changes having far-ranging impacts, legal professionals attended from firms across all states and territories.
Key takeaways from the session included how the newly merged Court has introduced sweeping new rules, streamlining the litigation pathway and how lawyers have to get on top of them now. Some of the discussion topics included steps lawyers and their clients must meet for pre-action procedures before they file and new pathways to a final hearing. Keep reading for more details on the new Family Court and Federal Circuit below.
In response to the future of family law moving into the mediation and arbitration space Australian Family Lawyers and Watts McCray have launched a new industry-leading mediation and arbitration service.
FAM is the first specialist family law Alternate Dispute Resolution service in Australia. An innovative, experienced and committed team of lawyers, mediators and arbitrators who unlock solutions to family law problems. Learn more about the Faculty of Arbitration and Mediation (FAM) here.
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