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  • Father's appeal against the setting aside of the judge's previous order (ordering the mother to return the child to Spain) because there had been a sea-change in the mother's mental health since the order was made, was dismissed. There was also discussion on whether the High Court has jurisdiction to set aside a final order made under the 1980 Convention. Judgment, 16/08/2018, free
  • Application for permission to appeal an order in financial remedy proceedings on Barder grounds. The original order had envisaged that the mother would look after the children for 70% of the time but a subsequent incident between wife and daughter meant that the children were now full time with the father. Application granted (even though the mother was unheard in this hearing). Judgment, 15/09/2015, free
  • Appeal against a financial provision order on Barder grounds where the husband had committed suicide shortly after the award was approved and where the wife, who was extremely wealthy, was seeking to overturn the award of £19m. Appeal allowed and an award of £5m was made. Judgment, 28/07/2015, free
  • Appeal by husband against amendment of a Mesher type order on a Barder basis after he had inherited money, following the unexpected death of his father, a month after the order had been finalised. Appeal dismissed: the order was needs based and was the only way to achieve agreement in court but the inheritance had undermined the fundamental assumptions on which the order was made. Judgment, 30/04/2015, free
  • Judgment, 01/10/2009, free

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