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The way in which you start a file has implications for its course. In a file involving relationship property or a section 21 agreement, knowing what to cover at the initial interview and how to correspond with the other lawyer/party are key.

This On Demand webinar provides practical guidance on conducting such files at the vital early stages.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the steps to take when approached by a client involved in a separation and a client entering a section 21 agreement.
  • Gain practical insights into eliciting information from your client and how to approach sensitive issues.
  • Receive a refresher about the applicable Rules (Conduct and Client Care, Family Courts) in this context.

Who should view?

Family and relationship property lawyers with up to 3 years’ PQE.

Related activities

The second On Demand webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Middle Stages' addresses managing the middle stages of a ‘standard’ relationship property file.

The third On Demand webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Final Stages' addresses hearing-related matters, such as procedure, evidence and argument, to assist practitioners to maximise the chances of a successful outcome for their clients.

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