Seminar | Navigating societal transformations in divorce proceedings and children's rights

28 November 2023

17:15 - 20:30 HKT | Withers Hong Kong office - 30/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway

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Please join us for a sharing session and insightful panel discussion by distinguished professionals on the following topics:-


Session 1 | Navigating societal impact and transformations

As family structures, work arrangements and children's behaviours continue to evolve, this session discusses the following topics -

  • The psychological effects of family relocations and separations;
  • Children's behavioural challenges during separation or divorce; and
  • The pros and cons of evolving work and child care paradigms.

Moderator: Anisha Ramanathan | Withersworldwide


Session 2 | Child Rights in Divorce: Safeguarding Their Best Interests

Divorce brings with it a myriad of complexities, especially for the children involved. It's essential to approach the process with a deep understanding of children's rights and their best interests.

Topics for this session include -

  • Understanding the psychological impact of divorce on children;
  • The significance of parental coordination and value of mediation in child custody disputes; and
  • Addressing children's traumatic experiences during divorce and determining a child's involvement in divorce proceedings.

Moderator: Samantha Gershon | Withersworldwide


This will be an engaging session with professionals who will be sharing their experience, uncovering best practices and forward-thinking strategies to effectively address today's most pressing legal challenges affecting families.

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5:15 pmRegistration
5:30 pmFirst panel discussion -
Navigating societal impact and transformations
6:30 pmSecond panel discussion -
 Children's rights in divorce: safeguarding their best interests
7:30 pmNetworking drinks with light refreshments

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