Cases Archive

22nd Jan 2015 | Bailii

N v N (Child Maintenance) [2015] EWHC 514 (Fam)

Appeal allowed in respect of dismissal of a wife’s application to enforce child maintenance payments despite a decision by a US Court on the same issue already having been made.

10th Dec 2014 | Bailii

A (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1577

Schedule 1 case where the mother made an unmerited appplication to vary an order for periodical payments and subsequently appealed, again without merit. Mother ordered to pay a contribution towards the father’s costs.

26th Mar 2014

N v N [2014] EWCA Civ 314

Appeal against a decision that there had been material non-disclosure during the course of an appeal. Consideration of the circumstances in which a court may, on the grounds of material non-disclosure, set aside an order for financial provision following divorce.

2nd Jul 2013 | Bailii

Saward v Saward [2013] EWCA Civ 1060

Application for permission to appeal against a decision of the lower court setting aside a decree nisi made in the English court on the basis that the English court had no jurisdiction to entertain the divorce proceedings. Application refused

29th Nov 2012 | Bailii

T v T [2012] EWHC 3462 (Fam)

Application for an Hemain injunction against Respondent Husband in respect of proceedings brought by him in the USA. An order was obtained providing for an arbitration clause in the pre-marital agreement to be upheld.

1st Nov 2012

McRoberts v McRoberts

Consideration of the jurisdiction of the Court under section 281(5) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (“section 281(5)”) to release a bankrupt from any bankruptcy debt arising under any order made in family proceedings (as defined in section 281(8))

22nd Dec 2011 | Bailii

Nivin El Gamal v HRH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed al-Maktoum [2011] EWHC B27 (Fam)

Nullity petition: application to determine whether an Islamic wedding ceremony took place and, if so, its legal effect in English law (if any). Held: (1) that there was a ceremony; but (2) this was a non-marriage and not a void marriage. Nullity petition dismissed.

30th Jun 2011 | Bailii

N v N [2011] EWCA Civ 940

Appeal in respect of procedural flaws during the hearing of the husband’s against an order in financial remedy proceedings which had granted an extension of the term of a periodical payments order in favour of his former wife. Permission granted and appeal allowed.