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Launching the event, James Stewart, partner with Manches and driving force behind the London collaborative law group told the gathering that the important thing was that - mirroring the venue - it was \"new, exciting, dispenses with formality and, more importantly, is beginning to change the dynamics of how family law is practised in this jurisdiction.\"
The key thing, he added, was that it was client-driven. A growing number of couples contemplating divorce expected or demanded an alternative to the adversarial system \"which can often be costly, brutal and slow.\" The growth of collaborative law showed that \"many clients and their lawyers are anxious to draw a line under the often destructive approach of the past.\"