Stephanie Boyce, president of the Law Society of England and Wales, a body which represents solicitors, will talk about the problems faced by the family courts during an online seminar hosted by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory.

At the event, Boyce will speak with Lisa Harker the Director of Nuffield Family Justice Observatory about how the family courts should be improved to make things better for children and their families, as well as the challenges faced by professionals inside the system.

The conference is part of a new series launched by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, titled ‘In conversation with…’. Nuffield says the series will bring “leading thinkers, experts, practitioners and those with lived experience for frank discussions on a variety of themes related to children and families in the family justice system.”

Anyone interested in watching the conversation can also email in questions beforehand at or ask questions during the event using the online platform’s chat box.

The event takes place on Friday 8 July 2022, from 1pm to 1.30pm.

You can register to attend here.