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Fairness

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  • Appeal by wife against financial remedy order that awarded 55% to the wife. Appeal dismissed by Black LJ as the original order could be said to be wrong for any reason. Judgment, 26/07/2016, free
  • Judgment in financial remedy proceedings where Roberts J had to factor in a pre-acquired property portfolio of the husband. The wife was award over 50% of the marital acquest as her needs required it. Judgment, 08/07/2016, free
  • Financial remedy case where the wife ended up with 71% of the assets largely because of gifts and inheritance received by her and which were unmatched by the husband. Judgment, 24/06/2015, free
  • Husband's appeal in financial remedy proceedings, challenging the financial remedy award on the basis of an unfair division of the assets. Appeal dismissed. Judgment, 22/05/2015, free
  • Judgment concerning correct treatment of inherited wealth and post-separation accrual. In the event Mostyn J arrives at a 50/50 split by coincidence. See related judgment JL v SL [2014] EWHC 3658 (Fam) for background. Judgment, 19/02/2015, free

Latest know-how

Latest training

  • Joe Switalski, of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the current case law and judicial thinking surrounding 'short marriages' in financial remedy proceedings. Recorded 19 March 2018. Webcast, 21/03/2018, members only
  • Questions to accompany webinar recorded on 22 January 2015. You will need to have the notes available when answering the questions. CPD course, 30/01/2015, members only

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