26 September 2018 - Blog
Involved in the landmark House of Lords decision of Miller v Miller; McFarlane v McFarlane, reported at  UK HL 24 which remains the leading authority on how assets should be divided on divorce.
Representing the Trustees in the case of Judge v Judge, reported at  EWCA Civ 1458, in which the Court of Appeal dismissed an application to set aside a financial order made in 2001 on the grounds of mistake.
Acting for the Husband in the case of Z v Z (No 2), reported at  EWHC 2878 (Fam), in which the High Court upheld a French marital agreement, restricting the Wife to her needs. The case was the first reported case to apply the principles set out by the Supreme Court in Radmacher v Granatino.
Acting for the Intervenor in the matter of AM v SS and WA, reported at  EWHC 2887 Fam, securing her rights in a property held by the Intervenor’s brother on trust for her.
England and Wales, 2005
‘It is ok to be inappropriate: Mittal v Mittal’, International Family Law Journal - March 2014, contributor
Chapter in Marital Agreements and Private Autonomy in Comparative Perspective - 2012, co-author
‘Family and Trusts: all in love is fair’, Trust and Estates Law & Tax Journal - January/February 2011, contributor
‘The Certainty of a Clean Break: Variation of Maintenance’, Family Law - September 2010, contributor
‘Paper Value (Pre-Nups)’, Solicitors Journal - July 2009, contributor
‘An English (law) view on Brussels I and Brussels II’, International Family Law Journal - March 2006, contributor