Woman sues own family after they refused to accept her when she changed sex – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 14th, 2015 in families, financial dispute resolution, news, small businesses by tracey

‘A woman has won a bitter legal battle with her own family who refused to accept her new identity after she changed sex.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th January 2015

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Jamie Cooper-Hohn wins £337m in High Court divorce case – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2014 in divorce, financial dispute resolution, news by sally

‘The American wife of a London financier has been awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2014

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HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal Bin Abdulaziz (Appellant) v Apex Global Management Ltd and Faisal Abdel Hafiz Almhairat (Respondents) – Supreme Court

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal Bin Abdulaziz (Appellant) v Apex Global Management Ltd and Faisal Abdel Hafiz Almhairat (Respondents) [2014] UKSC 64 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 26th November 2014

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Multi-million pound divorce ‘can be heard in England’ – BBC News

Posted October 20th, 2014 in divorce, financial dispute resolution, jurisdiction, news by sally

‘A multi-million pound divorce between a wealthy Malaysian couple can be heard in an English court, a judge has ruled.’

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BBC News, 17th October 2014

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Lord Neuberger on the Supreme Court: Five key cases from its first five years – The Independent

‘From euthanasia to high-speed rail, the highest in the land has an almost limitless remit.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2014

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Finance & Divorce Update – Family Law Week

‘Jessica Craigs, senior solicitor of Mills & Reeve LLP analyses the financial remedies and divorce news and cases published by Family Law Week during September.’

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Family Law Week, 5th October 2014

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Finance & Divorce Update – Family Law

‘Jessica Craigs, senior solicitor and Amy Starnes solicitor, both of Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the financial remedies and divorce news and cases published by Family Law Week in August.’

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Family Law Week, 5th September 2014

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Fraud divorce case goes to Supreme Court – Law Society’s Gazette

‘The ex-wife of a businessman who claims her former husband cheated her out of millions in their divorce settlement has won the right to take her case to the Supreme Court.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 5th September 2014

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Separating divorce and financial disputes – more process than substance – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted June 16th, 2014 in children, costs, divorce, family courts, financial dispute resolution, news by sally

‘Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division has considered in his most recent opinion piece, both his commentary on the bedding down of the recent procedural changes that came in to force on the 22 April 2014, and looking to the future, he has invited Mostyn J and Cobb J to chair a new Financial Remedies Working Group to look at further change.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 16th June 2014

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk

Can you really divorce online for £37? – Daily Telegraph

‘Filing the papers can be cheap, but to ensure you get the outcome you want you will probably have to spend more.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd June 2014

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Finance and Divorce Update – Family Law Week

‘Jessica Craigs, senior solicitor, and David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law, both of Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the financial remedies and divorce news and cases published in April.’

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Family Law Week, 17th May 2014

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Funding Family Proceedings and Legal Services Orders – Family Law Week

‘Tony Ward, Family Law barrister with 3PB analyses the latest case law relating to Legal Services Orders under s.22ZA MCA 1973.’

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Family Law Week, 18th March 2014

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Quarter of payday lenders may quit under tougher rules – BBC News

‘One quarter of payday lenders may pull out of the market under pressure from new regulations. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to investigate the way they treat borrowers struggling to repay loans. It has said the review will be one of its first actions when it takes over regulation of the consumer credit sector on 1 April.’

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BBC News. 12th March 2014

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Making it easier for separating couples to manage their finances and property – Law Commission

‘The Law Commission is recommending a set of measures to make it easier for couples to manage their financial affairs on divorce or at the end of a civil partnership.’

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Law Commission, 27th February 2014

Source: www.lawcommission.justice.gov.uk

Fraudulent non-disclosure: the latest Chapter – Family Law Week

‘Sarah Foreman, a solicitor at Vardags, analyses the Court of Appeal judgment in Sharland v. Sharland.’

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Family Law Week, 28th February 2014

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The Law Commission’s Report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements – Family Law Week

‘Spencer Clarke, Lawyer in the Property, Family and Trust Law Team at the Law Commission considers the Key recommendations of the Law Commision’s Report on Matrimonial, Property, Needs and Agreements.’

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Family Law Week, 27th February 2014

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Judge pleads for warring family to end £1m legal dispute – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 27th, 2014 in children, costs, divorce, fees, financial dispute resolution, judges, news by sally

‘Judge Nicholas Francis QC says “untold misery” has resulted from the courtroom battle between Susan and Richard Shield and their children over who owns shares in the family’s RA Shield Holdings company’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th January 2014

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Young v Young: can “eye-watering” divorce costs be justified? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

‘A 7 year divorce case culminating in a 20 day final hearing with £6.5m spent on one side’s legal costs alone. In the aftermath of Young v Young, what should be done by the judiciary and practitioners to make fees in family proceedings proportionate?’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 16th December 2013

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk

Finance and Divorce Update – Family Law Week

‘Jessica Craigs, senior solicitor and David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law at Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the financial remedies and divorce news and cases published in November.’

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Family Law Week, 6th December 2013

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Why breaking up is getting even harder to do – BBC News

“Dozens of centres designed to help couples split up amicably are in danger of closure.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2013

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