Prof David Hodson OBE KC(Hons) MCIArb

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The International Family Law Group LLP

Octagon Point
5 Cheapside, St Paul's

Address 2



"Solicitor, Supreme Court of England & Wales (1978, accredited 1999). Family Mediator (1997), Family Arbitrator (2003). Deputy District Judge at Central Family Court, London (1995), Australian (NSW) Solicitor, barrister and mediator (2003). Appointed OBE (Order of British Empire) for ""services to international family law"", 2014. Visiting Professor, University of Law. Kings Counsel (Hons causa). Member (present or past): Resolution's International Committee; Law Society's Financial Provision Law Committee and International Committee of Family Justice Council. Former Vice Chair, UK College of Family Mediators. Accredited Specialist Family Law Solicitor (with portfolios in substantial assets and in international cases). Author, ""The International Family Law Practice"" (Jordans, 6th edition 2021), Consulting Editor of ""Family Law in Europe"" and Author of ""The Business of Family Law"". Lecturer and writer, UK and worldwide, on family law. Winner Jordans Commentator of the Year Award Nov 2011. Practising in London, UK and Sydney, NSW, Australia. Specialises in finance cases for medium and ""big money"" especially with international element. Undertakes cross border mediations and arbitrations. Co-founder and partner with The International Family Law Group LLP, St Pauls, London"

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Adoption, Appeals, Arbitration, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Divorce, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Insolvency, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Taxation, Finance: Trusts, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony, Surrogacy

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