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Speech by the President of the Family Division: When families fall apart, do they fall too easily into court?

1st November 2022

Judiciary UK

The Worcestershire High Sheriff’s Lecture 2022
at The University of Worcester

The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane: President of the Family Division

The sub-title of this address is ‘Almost anything but the Family Court’. Some years ago, businessman Gerald Ratner, who was then the chief executive of a prominent High Street jewellery business bearing his name, Ratners, came to grief when he publicly denigrated the merchandise he was selling in instantly memorable terms – and [I] suspect many here can remember his precise words. [I] digress, but on a recent visit to the newsagents [I] noticed that one popular fishing magazine is in fact called ‘Total Carp’.

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