December 6, 2015
Since the decision in Mubarak v Mubarak  1 FLR 698, the inadequacies of the judgment summons route to enforcement of a ‘money’ order have been well-known to the Profession.
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September 11, 2015
The Court of Appeal in Vaughan v Vaughan  EWCA Civ 1085,  1 FLR 1108, established the current test for reattribution within a divorce financial remedy claim where there has been a wanton dissipation of resources.
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September 11, 2015
The only work on the subject to provide commentary, checklists, procedural guides and precedents on all aspects of the law in connection with the rights and entitlement of cohabiting couples
January 19, 2015
September 7, 2014
The introduction of the single Family Court is intended to herald a more efficient and cost effective system of family justice. However, the measure of the effectiveness of any system of justice has to be in its delivery.
September 3, 2014
Setting the Scene
I remember one family holiday in Torquay. I was just 11 years old at the time with a very pronounced stammer, which I was not to overcome until I was 21. The Maltese landlady of the B&B which my mother and father had booked my brothers and I in at was saying goodbye. Asked what I wanted to be when I was older – I told her with some difficulty – a barrister.
June 7, 2014
The history of progress of married women’s rights upon divorce before the matrimonial courts of England and Wales has been and in many respects continues to be a tortuous one.
April 4, 2014
The subject of pre-nuptial agreements is again headline news with the Law Commission’s publication of its Report on Marital Property, Needs and Agreements and a recent spate of High Court decisions.
March 28, 2014
The fairness of our legal system is acknowledged around the world. Yet, at the heart of our domestic law of capital and income distribution upon divorce, the married woman remains, by reason of historical and cultural reasons, in cases where resources exceed ‘needs’, the most likely spouse to recover a less than equal share of the parties’ post divorce assets. Read more
March 19, 2014
5th Edn (January 2012; Jordans)
with H Wood, D Lush, D Bishop, A Murray, J Eames Read more