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  • Judgment in financial remedy proceedings. The final order awarded the wife greater share of the assets, the inequality partly attributable to the wife's debilitating illness and consequent reduced earning capacity. Costs were at least £1.1m which drew some criticism from Franics J at [2-3]. Judgment, 17/01/2019, free
  • 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

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