LawWorks: Child Arrangements Training by FLiP


As part of FLiP’s pro bono activities, FLiP associates Selena Arbe-Barnes and Georgie Jakob delivered a training session for LawWorks on child arrangements within family law proceedings. The session provided an introduction to private children law proceedings, focusing predominantly on child arrangements, as well as other applications under the Children Act 1989.

You can view the full recording of the session here which was first published on 7 February 2023.

Thank you Selena and Georgie for a fantastic session which has received brilliant feedback.

Selena Arbe-Barnes is an associate at Family Law in Partnership. She advises on a wide range of issues associated with the breakdown of marriage and relationships, including complex children and financial matters. Selena’s children cases often involve multi-layered child arrangement issues, including those where the most serious allegations have been made against parents. On financial matters, she assists clients at all stages of their divorce or separation with an approach tailored to their needs and circumstances – be it engaging in negotiation, alternative dispute resolution or court proceedings.

Georgie Jakob is an associate at Family Law in Partnership. She specialises in private family law matters, including divorce, pre and post-nuptial agreements, financial settlements and children issues. Many of Georgie’s cases involve substantial business interests and trust structures. Georgie is empathetic and personable with her clients, having had first-hand experience of the emotional impact of divorce and separation. Georgie focuses on any children of the family and will listen carefully to clients to fully understand their objectives, before determining a course of action.

At Family Law in Partnership we offer unrivalled expertise across all process options, whether that involves negotiated settlements outside the court process, going to court, mediation or arbitration, for example. And we will work with you to select the best process for your particular case, providing first rate legal guidance and clarity around your options. For more information on our distinctive approach to the resolution of family law issues click here.