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Veluppillai v Chief Land Registrar and Others [2017] EWHC 1693 (Fam)

Facts: W petitioned for divorce three times. On the first two occasions, H persuaded her to withdraw her petition. Financial remedy proceedings were initiated and resulted in an order by Mostyn J dat...

Quan v Bray and Others [2017] EWCA Civ 405

Facts: W and H met in 1998 and married in 2001. In 2000 they set up a charity, Save Chinese Tigers (‘SCT UK’), to assist China with the conservation of endangered South China tigers. In 2002 a Mauri...

Joy-Morancho v Joy [2017] EWHC 2086 (Fam)

Facts: H and W married in 2006 and separated in 2011. There were three children of the family. Divorce proceedings were instituted in July 2011. Litigation concerning their finances ran concurrently...

Amin v Amin [2017] EWCA Civ 1114

Facts: In 2014, Moylan J made a final order in W’s claim for financial relief pursuant to Part III of the MFPA 1984, albeit W’s application for a pension sharing order was adjourned. As part of the 2...

Adams v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2017 UKUT 9 (AAC)

Facts: In March 2011, the First Tier Tribunal (‘FTT’) issued a decision ordering the Appellant, Mr. A, to pay child maintenance of £57.14 per week retrospectively from April 2009 to Miss. G, the seco...

ZS v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and SN (CSM) (Child support - tribunal practice) [2017] UKUT 402 (AAC)

9 October 2017 Appeal of a decision of the First Tier Tribunal concerning child maintenance Facts: The mother (‘M’) appealed a decision of the First Tier Tribunal (‘FTT’), which determined the non-r...

Alireza v Radwan & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1545

12 October 2017 Appeal concerning the applicant’s housing needs: a life interest versus capital provision Facts: W appealed a final order for financial remedies (the ‘2016 order’). W and H were dua...

AB v CD (Jurisdiction : Global Maintenance Orders) 2017 EWHC 3164

6 December 2017 Appeal concerning the court’s jurisdiction regarding Segal orders. Facts: H appealed a final order for financial remedies (‘the 2016 order’). The 2016 order included a global order f...

R v R and Times Newspapers Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1588

Facts W applied for financial relief pursuant to Part III of the MCA 1973 and pursuant to Schedule 1 to the CA 1989. During the proceedings, H appealed on a point of jurisdiction. H’s appeal was unsu...

TB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and another [2017] UKUT 218 (AAC)

Appeal concerning the date on which a child maintenance assessment either ceases automatically or should actively be cancelled. Facts M and F had two children together. M secured an interim child mai...