Brett A Frankle

Partner | London

Client Services Contact Emily Williams


Track record

Landmark House of Lords decision

Involved in the landmark House of Lords decision of Miller v Miller; McFarlane v McFarlane, reported at [2006] UK HL 24 which remains the leading authority on how assets should be divided on divorce.

Trustee representation

Representing the Trustees in the case of Judge v Judge, reported at [2008] 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.

French marital agreement

Acting for the Husband in the case of Z v Z (No 2), reported at [2011] 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.

Securing rights in a property

Acting for the Intervenor in the matter of AM v SS and WA, reported at [2014] EWHC 2887 Fam, securing her rights in a property held by the Intervenor's brother on trust for her.