The penultimate episode of Season 2 of the Stewarts Divorce and Family Podcast considers the appeals process in family law. If an outcome is being imposed by a third party then a degree of dissatisfaction with the outcome may be inevitable – but what is the legal route to challenging a decision? 

This episode focuses on the process of making an appeal, whether for a decision made by the court or during the course of arbitration.

Host Jenny Bowden is joined for this episode by partners Debbie Chism and Sophie Chapman.

Questions answered in this episode include:

  • Who can appeal a court decision and what is the process for appealing?
  • What happens if permission to appeal is refused?
  • What key points should be kept in mind when deciding whether to appeal a decision?
  • How do you appeal a decision made in arbitration?


More Divorce and Family Podcast

Season Two of the Stewarts Divorce and Family Podcast is underway, with the ten-episode season concluding in 2023. The latest episodes are available now to listen to below as well as on all leading podcast hosting platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, AmazonGoogle PodcastsStitcher and Deezer.

Season One of the podcast is now available to listen to in full, and covers topics including finances following separation, what to expect in court, common mistakes that can be avoided and co-parenting after separation.

The Stewarts Divorce and Family Podcast is hosted by partner Sam Longworth, senior associate Jenny Bowden and associate Tim Carpenter. Each episode features other leading lawyers from our Divorce and Family department and covers a wide range of topics to help individuals, advisors and others understand and navigate the many issues that can arise between a couple on separation, as well as other angles of family law such as nuptial agreements and cohabitation.

Our team also discusses the introduction of no-fault divorce in a special episode, discussing the significant changes to divorce in 2022 and why these changes matter to separating couples.




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