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  • Sharia divorce claim rejected Judgment, 22/03/2017, free
  • The court held that the wife was domiciled in the UK and that the financial remedy proceedings should proceed in the English court. Judgment, 10/03/2017, free
  • Husband initiated divorce proceedings in France, wife subsequently started proceedings in the UK. The question here was whether the UK court should decline jurisdiction by dismissing the wife's application or by whether it could be revived in the event that the husband's French suit was dismissed. Judgment, 29/01/2016, free
  • Appeal by husband against refusal to stay divorce proceedings which the husband argued were an abuse of process as proceedings should be heard in Malaysia. Appeal dismissed. Judgment, 18/12/2015, free
  • The court had to decide whether the English courts had jurisdiction in respect of the child and, if so, whether England was the most convenient forum for the determination of the issues rather than South Korea. The court held that the English court had jurisdiction in respect of the child but that the jurisdiction of South Korea was clearly and distinctly more the appropriate forum. The English proceedings were thus stayed. Judgment, 16/10/2015, free

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