Family Law Hub


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  • In a tweet: Unequal sharing thanks to special contribution Judgment, 06/08/2018, free
  • Appeal by husband in financial remedy proceedings against decision that the matrimonial assets should be shared equally on the grounds that he had made a special contribution. Appeal dismissed as the trial judge could not be found to be wrong. Judgment, 13/04/2017, free
  • Husband's application for permission to appeal against an order which rejected his claim that he had made a special contribution, earned and amassed by acumen and drive, and that this "special contribution" was "unmatched" by contributions which the wife had made to the welfare of the family. Permission to appeal was granted. Judgment, 05/04/2016, free
  • Wife's application for financial remedies order where the assets were worth around £144m. The judge had to consider the existence of a post-nuptial agreement and whether the husband had made a special contribution. The assets were split equally. Judgment, 26/03/2015, free
  • Judgment, 04/07/2012, free

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Latest training

  • Recording of webinar broadcast on 7th February 2019 Webcast, 11/02/2019, members only
  • Recording of webinar first broadcast on 8 February 2017 Webcast, 10/02/2017, 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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