In this podcast series, Chloe Lee will be talking to guests about issues at the heart of family law.
We all know the law is complicated, and often inaccessible to everyday people. Voices of family law will help to give non-lawyers a better understanding of key issues within family law and also the problems that the public often encounter with gaining access to justice.
S1, Ep 6. When there’s no legal representation – LiPs and McKenzie Friends
** Please note, the sound is not perfect in this episode due to the different level of voices and background noise that I could not remove from the recording ** In todays episode I’m joined by Sylvia Schroer and Dave Bagshaw. We discuss the role of McKenzie friends, the difficulties Litigants in person encounter … Continue reading S1, Ep 6. When there’s no legal representation – LiPs and McKenzie Friends
S1, Ep 5. Surrogacy – a relationship, not a transaction
Zaina Mahoud completed her bachelors’ degree at the University of Western Ontario in Canada and moved to the University of Exeter to pursue her law degree. Following her LLB, she completed a masters’ degree in intellectual property law. She is a currently undertaking a Wellcome Trust funded PhD at the University of Exeter, looking at … Continue reading S1, Ep 5. Surrogacy – a relationship, not a transaction
S1, Ep 4. Non-consensual adoption
In this episode I’m joined by Natasha Philips. We discuss the current law surrounding adoption in the UK, including the irrevocable nature of adoption orders and what post-adoption contact actually means. We also talk about the on-going campaigns against non-consensual adoption, and what campaigners are saying. Of course, we also speak about Natasha Philip’s wonderful project … Continue reading S1, Ep 4. Non-consensual adoption
S1, Ep 3. Transparency in the family courts
In this episode I am joined by Lucy Reed, a family law barrister at St John’s Chambers in Bristol. Her practice spans all areas of family law but she specialises in children work. In todays episode we discuss how the family system is often inaccessible to many, and how non-lawyers struggle to navigate the system. … Continue reading S1, Ep 3. Transparency in the family courts
S1, Ep 2. “Can you hear me?” The voice of the child in family proceedings.
In this episode I’m joined by Aoife Daly a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool. She has worked and researched extensively on human rights law, children’s rights, civil and political rights, and family law. She published in 2018 the book Children, Autonomy and the Courts, in which she argues … Continue reading S1, Ep 2. “Can you hear me?” The voice of the child in family proceedings.
S1, Ep 1. Access to justice is open to all.. like the Ritz hotel
In this weeks episode I interview Mr Cyrus Larizadeh QC. We discussed how our justice system has become unaffordable to many and how the destruction of our legal aid system particularly in the area of family law has left people vulnerable to exploitation and left the very people that need it most unrepresented. We also discuss … Continue reading S1, Ep 1. Access to justice is open to all.. like the Ritz hotel
Amazing podcast giving you a good insight into family law!
A must listen for anyone interested in family law!
Accessible look at family law
This is a really insightful series for anyone interested in family law, but particularly for those with a non-legal background. Chloe asks all the right questions to guide the listener through a very complicated field. Looking forward to more episodes.