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Bill Atkin is a Law Professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels over many years, including Family Law, Law and Medicine, Torts, Welfare Law, Elder Law, and Law and Religion. He has published widely and spent September 2016 in Cambridge. In addition to contributing to the LexisNexis Family Law Service and Fisher on Matrimonial and Relationship Property (online), he wrote Living Together Without Marriage: The Law in New Zealand (1991), (with Wendy Parker) Relationship Property in New Zealand (2nd ed, 2009), (with others) Torts in New Zealand Casebook and Materials (5th ed, 2012), four chapters in Todd (ed) The Law of Torts in New Zealand (7th ed, 2016), and co-edited with Mark Henaghan Family Law Policy in New Zealand (4th ed, 2013). He has written for The Laws of New Zealand and International Encyclopaedia of Laws and, from 2007 until 2016 inclusive, was the General Editor of the International Survey of Family Law, published annually. In 2015 he became a grandparent. As the family lives nearby, he sees a lot of young Beau. Re-learning 21st parenting skills is a challenge, but the status of grandparent is proving to be truly wonderful.