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Recent Case Summaries

WS v HS [2018] EWFC 11

Facts : The parties were married for 25 years. They had three children, one of which attended a local private day school near the parties’ home. W was a homemaker during the marriage. H was the...

Whitlock v. Moree 2017 UKPC 44

Facts: Lennard and Mr. Moree were joint account holders of a bank account (‘the joint bank account’) with First Carribean International Bank (‘the Bank’) When setting up the account, Mr. Lennard and...

Mensah v. Mensah 2018 EWHC 484 (Fam)

Facts: Both parties were French nationals. They married in 1988 and had two children, both adult. They owned a property in Paris. At the time of this appeal W was living in London and H, in Ghana. W...

Richardson-Ruhan v Ruhan (2017) EWHC 2739 (Fam)

Facts H and W were married for 16 years. They had a son aged 19 and a daughter aged 16. The family enjoyed a very high standard of living achieved through H’s successful career. H contended that his...

ND v SD and Others [2017] EWHC 1507 (Fam)

Facts H and W had a long marriage of over 25 years. They had two adult daughters aged 28 and 25. At the time of separation the parties had a very substantial property investment portfolio developed o...

Hayes v Hayes (2017) EWHC 2806 (Ch)

Facts: There was a long history of litigation between H and W. H had been made bankrupt in 2005 and discharged in 2006. This was an appeal by W against the decision of a judge to dismiss W’s applicat...

Buehrlen v Buehrlen [2017] EWHC 3643 (Fam)

Facts: H and W married in 1997. Decree absolute was pronounced in 2017. At the First Directions Appointment, the recital to the order stated that both parties reserved their right to make an applicat...