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Enforcement

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  • News set out in letter from minister to the Law Commission in response to their 2016 report News, 16/08/2018, free
  • In this case which was described as 'a classic example of lawyers rushing off to the High Court at the first sign of complexity' Mr Justice Mostyn has confirmed that enforcement proceedings following the grant of a charging order should be heard in the family court, not the High Court. He concluded that the family court must be recognised as the sole forum for resolution of all family cases save for those specified in the Schedule to the President's Guidance. Judgment, 14/05/2018, free
  • The wife was seeking to enforce financial provision orders totalling over £450million in a case where the husband had taken elaborate steps to conceal his wealth and evade enforcement of the judgment. Judgment, 24/04/2018, free
  • Judgment in long running financial remedy proceedings concerning primarily whether funds previously frozen should be liquidated by the receiver to pay for arrears of maintenance and legal costs totalling c£196k. Mostyn J made an order freezing £300k to cover any further “futile waste of costs” by the father pending liquidation. Judgment, 13/03/2018, free
  • Comment and tips adapted from the Standard Family Orders Handbook News, 22/01/2018, free

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  • Alexis Campbell QC and Charlotte Trace, of 29 Bedford Row, review the key financial remedy cases and themes from the past 12 months and look at how they will affect judicial thinking and your own cases in the year to come. Webcast, 16/03/2018, members only
  • 10 questions on the various cases summarised in the July 2017 Family Law Hub Digest CPD course, 25/08/2017, members only
  • 6 questions to accompany the webinar which was recorded on 21 January 2014. CPD course, 23/01/2014, members only
  • Webinar broadcast on 21 January 2014 presented by Amber Sheridan and Petra Teacher of 29 Bedford Row Webcast, 21/01/2014, registration required
  • Training note, 01/07/2012, members only

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