23 Dec

Wife WINS Legal Battle For Gold Bullions In Divorce Settlement

Following the recent payout by EuroMillions lottery winner, Nigel Page, which saw ex-wife Wendy Page walk away with £2 million of her ex-husbands winnings, multi-millionaire

07 Dec

Court Rules On Hidden Millions In Ancillary Relief Case

Ancillary relief and divorce lawyers are saying farewell to the ‘Hildebrand’ rules following a Court decision earlier this year ruling that a millionaire husband should

23 Nov

Lottery Winner Pays Ex-Wife £2 Million Settlement

It was reported on 22nd November 2010 that EuroMillions lottery winner, Nigel Page, who scooped a jackpot of £56 million earlier this year, has opted

18 Nov

Compromise Agreements Under The Equality Act 2010

There appears to be a significant flaw in the new Equality Act 2010, in particular, relating to compromise agreements. These agreements have, quite rightly, been

17 Nov

CAFCASS: Unfit For Purpose?

On 11th November 2010, Chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, criticised CAFCASS, the body responsible for looking after the interests of vulnerable

16 Nov

Landmark Judgment Highlights Issues Surrounding The Use Of Alcohol Hair Strand Testing In Family Law

Judgment has been handed down in a landmark ruling of the High Court highlighting the issues surrounding the use of alcohol hair strand testing in

15 Nov

Millionaire Husband Ordered To Pay His Ex-Wife An Extra £481,000

On 4th November 2010 Judges in the Court of Appeal case of Kingdon v Kingdon dismissed Simon Kingdon’s appeal, ordering him to pay an extra

07 Nov

Supreme Court Backs Pre-Nuptial Agreements

On 20th October 2010, Judges in the Supreme Court case of Radmacher v Gratino made a landmark ruling in favour of Pre-Nuptial Agreements by a

03 Nov

Government To Make Legal Aid Cuts

The Government has announced major changes to the system of civil legal aid in England and Wales. Speaking in the Commons, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke