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Free Webinar - Pensions on Divorce update 24

23rd May 2024

This seminar will review developments in light of PAG2, recent case law, industry and market developments and the imminent publication of the Law For Life Guide for litigants in person. The seminar will be an interdisciplinary panel discussion involving some of the members of the Pension Advisory Group.

Join HHJ Edward Hess; Rhys Taylor, The 36 Group; Professor Emma Hitchings, Bristol University; Jonathan Galbraith, Mathieson Consulting, and Beth Kirkland, Law for Life on Tuesday 11th June 2024 from 1pm - 2pm, for this latest free FRJ webinar.

Where: Zoom

When: Tuesday 11th June 2024

Time: 1pm to 2pm

How much: Free


Edward hess

HHJ Edward Hess

His Honour Judge Edward Hess is a Circuit Judge, Lead Judge of the London Financial Remedies Court, Deputy High Court Judge and Deputy National Lead Judge, Financial Remedies Court and Co-Chair of the Pension Advisory Group.

Rhys tay

Rhys Taylor, The 36 Group

Rhys Taylor is a barrister at The 36 Group and 30 Park Place. He is a member of the Family Procedure Rule Committee and the Pension Advisory Group. Bencher of the Inner Temple. Contributing Editor to The Family Court Practice and co-author of Pensions on Divorce: A Practitioner’s Guide. Regular lecturer including to the Judicial College. Rhys is a Recorder, arbitrator, mediator and a neutral/evaluator in the private FDR setting. He tweets @RhysTaylor32

Emma h

Professor Emma Hitchings, University of Bristol

Emma Hitchings is a Professor of Family Law at Bristol University and has undertaken a range of empirical studies on financial remedies and family justice issues. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law and is co-author of Bromley's Family Law (OUP, 2021).


Jonathan Galbraith, Mathieson Consulting

Jonathan Galbraith is a pensions actuary with 20 years of experience in the UK pensions industry. Since 2022, he has served as CEO of Mathieson Consulting Limited, the leading provider of actuarial expert witness services in England & Wales. He specialises in pensions settlements arising on divorce and has written over 800 such reports. Jonathan qualified as an actuary in 2009 and spent his formative years with PwC, advising employers on pension scheme liability management, scheme funding and benefit design.

Beth k

Beth Kirkland, Law for Life

Beth Kirkland is a non-practising solicitor with over ten years’ experience of working in family law, primarily advising and representing legally aided clients.

She is now Head of Legal Information and Pro Bono at Law for Life. She is responsible for researching the law, designing, writing and updating legal information resources for Advicenow. To support this she fosters pro bono and legal sector relationships. She is also responsible for managing and developing the involvement of volunteers across Law for Life’s work.