Professionally Embarrassing
Series 2, Episode 8: a Children’s Guardian on the warpath, another s54 surrogacy palaver and where to learn advocacy from a silk

Series 2, Episode 8: a Children’s Guardian on the warpath, another s54 surrogacy palaver and where to learn advocacy from a silk

April 11, 2022

Cases N (A Child) (Termination of children's guardian) [2022] EWFC B16 (09 February 2022) - https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/OJ/2022/B16.html  Z (A Child) (Surrogacy) [2022] EWFC 18 (10 March 2022) - https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/OJ/2022/B16.html Recommendations The Advocacy Podcast – https://www.theadvocacypodcast.com Modern Family Matters - https://modernfamilymatters.buzzsprout.com  Tweet of the week Oliver Conway - https://twitter.com/OliverConway/status/1509807290144202753 Anneka Sinclair - https://twitter.com/AnnekaSinclair/status/1508024147338801152 Diana Wilson - https://twitter.com/DianaWilson165/status/1509925349383151621

Series 2, Episode 7: PUPILLAGE APPLICATION SPECIAL

Series 2, Episode 7: PUPILLAGE APPLICATION SPECIAL

March 13, 2022

Trigger warning: contains discussion of suicide.    Pupillage and how to get it https://pupillageandhowtogetit.com   Twin Flames podcast https://wondery.com/shows/twin-flames/   Bed of Lies podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5K8Bw2jCKk   Infected Blood Inquiry homepage https://www.infectedbloodinquiry.org.uk

Series 2, Episode 6: a choice between two mothers, a defiant judge and separated siblings

Series 2, Episode 6: a choice between two mothers, a defiant judge and separated siblings

February 14, 2022

Bailii: E (A Child) (Step-Parent Adoption) [2022] EWFC B3  NP v DP (Hague Convention; abducting parent refusing to return) [2021] EWHC 3626 Podcast / book / talk recommendations: Couples Therapy - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p0b8kmch/couples-therapy  Kiri – https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81464576  Split Up in Care – Life Without Siblings https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0bbc9c5/split-up-in-care-life-without-siblings 
Nuffield Report - Siblings, contact and the law: an overlooked relationship? https://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Siblings20Full20Report202018.pdf 
Tweet of the week
Legally Feminist https://twitter.com/Racch_J/status/1487035007822618625 
Eve Robinson https://twitter.com/evesrobinson/status/1484229395304914947 

Season 2, Episode 5: a landmark win for transparency, a PD12J conundrum and the podcasts you need to binge now

Season 2, Episode 5: a landmark win for transparency, a PD12J conundrum and the podcasts you need to binge now

January 27, 2022

Bailii
A Child (Application of PD12J: No 2 Findings of Fact) [2022] EWFC 2 https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWFC/HCJ/2022/2.html  Griffiths v Tickle & Ors [2021] EWCA Civ 1882 https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2021/1882.html  Podcasts & Articles
Sweet Bobby https://www.tortoisemedia.com/listen/sweet-bobby/ 
Fear or Favour https://audioboom.com/channels/5065900 
A finding of rape, Tortoise Slow Newscast https://www.tortoisemedia.com/audio/a-finding-of-rape/ 
Transfer of tenancies and occupation orders under the Family Law Act 1996 and their interplay with housing and rent provisions, Madeleine Whelan & Mark Galtrey, FLJ [2022] Jan Fam Law 109  Additional resources
Griffiths v Tickle, a lawyer’s view https://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/griffiths-v-tickle-a-lawyers-view/ 
Transparency in the Family Courts, Eloise Marriott, St Ives’ Chambers https://www.stiveschambers.co.uk/content/uploads/2022/01/Transparency-in-the-Family-Courts.pdf  Tweets
@LouisaWhitney https://twitter.com/LouisaWhitney/status/1483013247754289152 
@sglaisteryoung https://twitter.com/sglaisteryoung/status/1478128480130895884   

Series 2, Episode 4 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL with Hannah Markham QC

Series 2, Episode 4 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL with Hannah Markham QC

December 14, 2021

Reading/podcast/blog recommendations A Practical Guide to Practice Direction 12J and Domestic Abuse in Private Law Children Proceedings by Malvika Jaganmohan and Rebecca Cross (discount code: GKD3ZST
for 10% off!)
http://www.lawbriefpublishing.com/product/practicedirection12janddomesticabuse/

Playing Nice by JP Delaney https://www.waterstones.com/book/playing-nice/j-p-delaney/9781529400861

Legal Eagles https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091396/

The Intended Parents podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/1V0VK5zvhyLUjA5emgRDPk?si=ZoWc7zYFTWKZgLt8t5jD0A

The Bar Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Directory https://www.barcouncil.org.uk/uploads/assets/c58eed26-7a0c-410c-bfbc24ffc952fcaf/The-Bar-Equality-Diversity-and-Inclusion-Directory-2022.pdf

Race at the Bar: A Snapshot Report https://www.barcouncil.org.uk/uploads/assets/d821c952-ec38-41b2-a41ebeea362b28e5/Race-at-the-Bar-Report-2021.pdf

Tweet of the week

Tweet by @DavidMuttering https://twitter.com/DavidMuttering/status/1467889306064896008?s=20

Tweet by @Juliejw52
https://twitter.com/Juliejw52/status/1468130821710270469?s=20

Tweet by @EllenCrowLA
https://twitter.com/EllenCrowLA/status/1469257471717953539?s=20

Tweet by @FamilyLawBar
https://twitter.com/FamilyLawBar/status/1468543113350291466?s=20

With thanks to Kimberley Kenyon (@youcanbelostdesigns on Instagram) for the podcast artwork and to Benjamin Gladman for the podcast music 
https://benjamingladman.bandcamp.com/

You can follow Malvika and Maddie on Twitter @MalvikaJaganmo1 and @Maddie_Whelan2

While every effort is made to ensure that the contents of each episode is accurate, none of the contents of any episode of Professionally Embarrassing are intended to be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is accepted for any error or omission within any episode.  

Series 2, Episode 3: a 41 year old child, a bitter family dispute and hurrah for open justice!

Series 2, Episode 3: a 41 year old child, a bitter family dispute and hurrah for open justice!

December 2, 2021

Bailii cases Siddiqui v Siddiqui & Anor [2021] EWCA Civ 1572
Cathcart v Owens [2021] EWFC 86 Reading/podcast/blog recommendations Transparency in the Family Courts Report https://www.judiciary.uk/publications/transparency-in-the-family-courts-report/ Seeing invisible elephants – the transparency review is published, The Transparency Project Blog, https://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/seeing-invisible-elephants-the-transparency-review-is-published/ BBC Radio 4, The Corrections: The Carbonara Case https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07qkd4p Tweet of the week Tweet by Elijah Granet @ezgranet https://twitter.com/ezgranet/status/1458024456241225728?s=20 BSB Handbook, prepared by Elijah Granet 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LeRhLuhEkbZ3EDwnw8gVM4WVdeJx83yk/view
  With thanks to Kimberley Kenyon (@youcanbelostdesigns on Instagram) for the podcast artwork and to Benjamin Gladman for the podcast music 
https://benjamingladman.bandcamp.com/ You can follow Malvika and Maddie on Twitter @MalvikaJaganmo1 and @Maddie_Whelan2 While every effort is made to ensure that the contents of each episode is accurate, none of the contents of any episode of Professionally Embarrassing are intended to be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is accepted for any error or omission within any episode.  

Series 2, Episode 2: PD12J and interim contact, a landmark expert report and don’t become a barrister if you need validation

Series 2, Episode 2: PD12J and interim contact, a landmark expert report and don’t become a barrister if you need validation

November 4, 2021

TRIGGER WARNING: discussion of rape and sexual assault.  Bailii cases A Child (Application of PD12J) [2021] EWFC B59
Re W (a child) [2021[ EWHC 2844 (Fam) Podcast/blog recommendations 
Parental Alienation, BBC Analysis https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0010wz6 Suesspicious Minds https://suesspiciousminds.com Tweet of the week Tweet by @mryderqc https://twitter.com/mryderqc/status/1453757297071640588?s=20 Tweet by @ChloeLBranton https://twitter.com/ChloeLBranton/status/1450870910722924555?s=20 
You can follow Malvika and Maddie on Twitter @MalvikaJaganmo1 and @Maddie_Whelan2 While every effort is made to ensure that the contents of each episode is accurate, none of the contents of any episode of Professionally Embarrassing are intended to be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is accepted for any error or omission within any episode.  

Series 2, Episode 1: parental alienation, the state of the care system and two-tier justice

Series 2, Episode 1: parental alienation, the state of the care system and two-tier justice

October 14, 2021

Voting link for the Family Law Awards 2021 Vote for ‘Professionally Embarrassing’ in the Family Law Commentator of the Year category (don’t forget to enter your details after voting to verify your vote) https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CWYKSPY Case law
Re A and B (Parental Alienation: No.1, No.2, No.3 and No.4) [2020] EWHC 3366 (Fam)
https://www.judiciary.uk/judgments/a-and-b-parental-alienation-no-1-no-2-no-3-and-no-4/
Book / podcast recommendations
Three Women – Lisa Taddeo https://www.waterstones.com/book/three-women/lisa-taddeo/9781526611642 
Desert Island Discs, Baroness Hale of Richmond https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000zt7b
The State of It: Stories from the Frontline of a Broken Care System – Chris Wild https://www.amazon.co.uk/State-Stories-Frontline-Broken-System-ebook/dp/B08VGFJ91L 
Themis Women: Sheroes Podcast with Malvika Jaganmohan https://open.spotify.com/episode/2z8T674ZbogQGLZVtHEPdy 
Tweets of the week
Tweet from @DrOliverLewis https://twitter.com/droliverlewis/status/1440326388481888261?s=21 
Twitter account for Legal Pets Charity Calendar https://twitter.com/lawpawcalendar 
DONATE TO & SUPPORT Southall Black Sisters here: https://southallblacksisters.org.uk - in memory of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa

Series 1, Episode 10: a controversial documentary, creative social work and should family lawyers meet the children?

Series 1, Episode 10: a controversial documentary, creative social work and should family lawyers meet the children?

August 5, 2021

TRIGGER WARNING: injuries to a child, domestic abuse Bailii cases Wigan BC v Y (Refusal to Authorise Deprivation of Liberty) [EWHC] 1982 (Fam)
Re J (A Child) (Resolutions Model) [2021] EWFC 58 Book/podcast/talk recommendations Torn Apart Family Courts Uncovered Dispatches https://www.channel4.com/programmes/torn-apart-family-courts-uncovered-dispatches Tweet of the week Tweet by @sarahcrowtherqc https://twitter.com/sarahcrowtherqc Tweet by @tashakbenjamin https://twitter.com/tashakbenjamin/status/1417599579911032847?s=20 With thanks to Kimberley Kenyon (@youcanbelostdesigns on Instagram) for the podcast artwork and to Benjamin Gladman for the podcast music https://benjamingladman.bandcamp.com/ You can follow Malvika and Maddie on Twitter @MalvikaJaganmo1 and @Maddie__Whelan2 While every effort is made to ensure that the contents of each episode is accurate, none of the contents of any episode of Professionally Embarrassing are intended to be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is accepted for any error or omission within any episode.  

Series 1, Episode 9: drug testing chaos, appealing findings of fact and the hidden costs of becoming a barrister

Series 1, Episode 9: drug testing chaos, appealing findings of fact and the hidden costs of becoming a barrister

July 15, 2021

Bailii cases
Greater Manchester Police v Zuniga & Ors [2021] EWHC 1572
Re H (Children: Findings of Fact) [2021] EWCA Civ 319
Book / podcast / talk recommendations
A Dutiful Boy – Mohsin Zaidi https://www.waterstones.com/book/a-dutiful-boy/mohsin-zaidi/9781529112207 
Desert Island Discs – Heather Hallett https://open.spotify.com/episode/5TYWKWTyMUbOtmbS4kq3dK?si=x50_ZiFQRbi73ykd9OCHzg&dl_branch=1
Tweet of the week
Tweet by Paul Lewis https://twitter.com/paulianlewis/status/1410198167220523009
Tweet by Blessing At The Bar https://twitter.com/BATTHEBAR/status/1411293650131247104
 

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