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Cautious welcome for family court transparency review

2nd November 2021

The long-awaited review of transparency in the family justice system has been welcomed by some lawyers, although concerns have been raised about the potential impact of greater openness on children and families.

The president of the Family Division Sir Andrew McFarlane has proposed that the media should be allowed to report court hearings more fully and called for ‘a major shift in culture’ in order to increase transparency and public confidence in the system.

Read the full article here: Law Gazette

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