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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Professor Stephen Gilmore

Professor of Family Law, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom



Of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister, Professor of Family Law, University of Cambridge, Director of Cambridge Family Law. Joint Editor of Child and Family Law Quarterly and Advisory Editor of the Family Court Reports. Academic Associate at 1 Garden Court Family Law Chambers, Lincoln’s Inn Fields.



Co-author of Children The Modern Law (4th Edn, Family Law), of five editions of a major family law text Hayes and Williams' Family Law (now in its 7th Edn, Oxford University Press, 2020), and of Great Debates in Family Law (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, and 2nd Edn, 2015). Editor of Parental Rights and Responsibilities (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of Family Matters - Essays in Honour of John Eekelaar (Intersentia, 2022), Re-writing Children's Rights Judgments: From Academic Vision to New Practice (Hart Publishing, 2017), Landmark Cases in Family Law (Hart Publishing, 2011), and Responsible Parents and Parental Responsibility (Hart Publishing, 2009).


Family law; child law; children's rights.
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