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Family Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fifth Edition

Susan Heenan and Anna Heenan

August 2020

ISBN: 9780198854968

232 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential.



Family Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help consolidate your learning, focus your revision, and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Fully updated in light of recent developments in the law including extension of civil partnerships to heterosexual couples, and proposals to reform the law of divorce and domestic abuse
  • Recent case law on civil partnerships, divorce and parenthood
  • Discussion of the Law Commission reviews of the law of surrogacy and marriage
  • New and updated references to academic commentary

About the Author(s)

Susan Heenan, Visiting Fellow, University of the West of England, and Anna Heenan, Consultant, Family Law Practice, and Lecturer in Law, Cardiff University

Susan is a Visiting Fellow at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She is also a Tutor in Law at Cardiff University and the University of Exeter.

Anna is a Consultant at the Family Law Practice and a Lecturer in Law at Cardiff University. She is also part of the pro bono team at Cardiff University and runs pro bono schemes with Victim Support and Support Through Court respectively. Anna is interested in international aspects of family law and spent time at the University of Uppsala in Sweden during her PhD research.

Table of Contents

    1:Family relationships, marriage, civil partnership, cohabitation
    3:Divorce, dissolution, and judicial separation
    4:Domestic abuse
    5:Financial provision on divorce or dissolution
    6:Children - private law
    7:Children - public law
    9:International parent-child abduction


"Provides the perfect amount of information. Detailed without being too long or cumbersome, succinct but doesn't miss anything out. Absolutely spot on. " - Hollie Walsh, law student, University of Manchester

"Clear, concise, and very useful for building your understanding of tricky concepts. A great help for revision, clarification, and seminar preparation! " - Meraj Sakaria, law student, Swansea University

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Family Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/):
- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

For further insight into family law, visit Sue Heenan on Twitter at @Sueheenan1, and Anna Heenan at @acsheenan.

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