Munby lambasts lawyers not complying with PDs

Former Family Division president Sir James Munby has used a foray back onto the bench to launch a stinging criticism of the costs accrued and directions ignored in lengthy family court disputes.

In a ruling on whether the English court had jurisdiction to hear a Children Act application from a French mother, Munby said it was necessary to add a final comment on the sums involved in what he called ‘preliminary skirmishing’.

Read the full article here on the Law Gazette.