Developments in Domestic Abuse

Event Details

Course Code: S4083
Speaker: Safda Mahmood
Specialisations: Family, Support Staff,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Tuesday, 23 January, 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Members Price: £200
Non Members Price: £290
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

Chartered Legal Executives
Local Authority Representatives
Support Staff

B and C

To become more familiar with the law, practice and procedure in personal protection cases 
To keep abreast of case law and statutory developments 
To be able to anticipate potential problems in handling domestic abuse cases
This course will assist you in becoming more confident and efficient in this area.

Course Level - Intermediate
There has been a vast amount of change to the law surrounding domestic abuse over the course of the last few years. This course will provide a good round up of the different law and major changes, so as to provide a comprehensive update on domestic violence legislation and case law.  

The topics covered will include amongst others, the following:
•    Domestic Abuse - What protection is available? 
•    Family Law Act 1996 - Nuts and bolts
•    Drafting Orders and Without Notice Orders - What has changed?
•    Enforcement - What has changed? 
•    Changes brought about through the Domestic Violence, Crimes and Victims Act 2004
•    Law and practice surrounding Forced Marriage Cases
•    Changes to Protection from Harassment Cases

Safda Mahmood,
is a Senior Solicitor, with extensive experience in both practicing and teaching family law to practitioners, academics and trainees. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He has written in various legal publications and has been practicing in children law for over 20 years.

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