The International Society of Family Law is an independent, international scholarly association dedicated to the study and discussion of family law.

The function of the Society is to provide an international forum for analysis of legal policy applied to family relationships. It exists to bring together scholars of any discipline, practitioners, policy makers and others with an interest in this area of law.

Membership is open to all. Professors, lecturers, scholars, teachers, and researchers in hundreds of universities in more than 60 different countries belong to the Society. English and French are the official languages of the Society.

Forthcoming Conferences

Next World Conference, Amsterdam, July 25-29, 2017. The deadline for the Call for Papers is February 15th 2017. For details and Call for Papers, click here. The conference website is:http://acfl.nl/en/isfl-2017-world-congress/  

A regional conference of the ISFL will be held in Lyon on February 16, 2017. the title of the conference is Nouvelles réalités, nouveaux besoins, nouvel imaginaire : réflexions autour de la parenté au XXIème siècle. the details are here.

For other international family law conferences click here.

Brexit and Family Law

A joint seminar of the Child & Family Law Quarterly and Cambridge Family Law

27 March 2017, at Trinity College, University of Cambridge

The withdrawal of the UK from the European Union will precipitate important change in the field of international family law. EU law has increasingly come to define key aspects of both jurisdiction and recognition & enforcement of judgments on divorce, maintenance, and disputes over children, including international child abduction, and provided new frameworks for cross-national cooperation. At this seminar, international experts and practitioners will discuss the impacts of ‘Brexit’ on family law, from a range of national and European perspectives, and reflect on the future of international family law practice in the UK.

Booking for this full-day seminar will open soon.  CPD points will be available. 

Please visit www.family.law.cam.ac.uk/ to join the Cambridge Family Law mailing list in order to receive an email when booking opens, and in due course to see the full programme for the day and to book your place.

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