Gall’s Head of Family and Divorce Practice Caroline McNally participates in the “High Net Worth Same Sex Family: Going global” conference jointly organised by AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) and the American Bar Association Section of International Law.
The conference was the first of its kind on same sex families and covered various aspects of the law including family, private client, employment, immigration, reputation management and tax. Each of eleven panels addressed a different aspect of the law affecting a same sex fictional family of 2 gay men and their 2 children (one born through surrogacy and one adopted). Each member of each panel gave a presentation about the law in their respective jurisdictions. Caroline presented on disputes relating to children on separation with reference to Hong Kong.