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Court of Appeal judgment provides valuable guidance on interim maintenance applications

United Kingdom - March 26 2021 In the recent case of Rattan v Kuwad [2021] EWCA Civ 1, the Court of Appeal found in favour of the appellant wife and restored an order for interim…

Ellie Hampson-Jones, Sophie Parris.

Court of Appeal overturns High Court’s “deeply discriminatory” approach and awards wife a lump sum of £145m

United Kingdom - September 23 2020 A landmark decision of the Court of Appeal in XW v XH touched on important principles of fairness and discrimination in 2019. The central question…

Debbie Chism, Jenny Duggan.

Judge criticises father for blatant forum and process shopping in application to prevent daughters from leaving the UK

United Kingdom - August 21 2020 A High Court judge has rejected a father's application for a prohibited steps order to prevent his eight-year-old and almost seven-year-old…

Emmanuelle Sultan, Sarah Havers.

High Court judgment gives guidance for treatment of confidential documents in family cases

United Kingdom - June 4 2020 In the latest judgment in the long-running matrimonial dispute between Mr Farkhad Akhmedov and Tatiana Akhmedova, the Honourable Mrs Justice Knowles…

Ellie Hampson-Jones.

Wife in one of Britain’s largest-ever divorce cases succeeds in latest enforcement action against her former husband

United Kingdom - January 6 2020 In this article, we look at the recent decision in the ongoing and highly publicised divorce case of Akhmedova v Akhmedov. This decision is the…

Ellie Hampson-Jones.