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Civil and Family Judicial Cooperation: EU Balance of Competences Review

Date: 20th June 2013

Time: Not specified

Venue: Not available

Event Details

Assessment of International Family Law Instruments (Brussels II BIS, Maintenance, Rome III, Succession, Matrimonial Property and Property of Registered Partners)

Organised in conjuction with:

Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice and BIICL would like to invite you to an event examining the scope and nature of the EU's power to act on matters of family judicial cooperation. It is part of the EU Balance of Competences Review.

The Review is an audit of what the EU does, and how it affects government and the general public in the UK. The Review is led by the Ministry of Justice and seeks evidence of where competence lies and what that means for UK interests.


Plenary 14.00 - 15.45

Chair: John Hall, Ministry of Justice
Carolina Marín Pedreño
, Dawson Cornwell
Mark Harper, Withersworldwide
Richard Frimston, Russell Cooke
Professor Paul Matthews, King's College London

Coffee and Networking 15.45 - 16.15

Workshops 16.15 - 18.00

You can also provide written responses to the Call for Evidence at a later stage via or in hard copy to MoJ at Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France, SW1H 9AJ. You can also share your thoughts about #BOCreview on Twitter @MojGovUK

If you are unable to attend this event but would like to be involved at a later stage please contact for details.

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