Case analysis: Winning the race to the divorce court by coming second

Analysis: Winning the race to the divorce court by coming second: CJEU delivers surprising lis pendens judgment.

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Analysis: nuptial agreements

Joanne Edwards and Rosie Schumm, of Forsters LLP, write that engagements and wedding planning are joyful and heart-warming experiences during which talk of a nuptial agreement is often viewed as being at odds with this special time. However, attitudes are changing.

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Part 2: the implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children’s cases

In this 2-part series, Maria Wright, a solicitor and PhD candidate at the University of Bristol, looks at the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children's cases.

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Part 1: the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children’s cases

In this new 2-part series, Maria Wright, a solicitor and PhD candidate at the University of Bristol, looks at the immediate implications of a no-deal Brexit for cross-border children's cases.

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International marital agreements scrutinised by the Court of Appeal: Bräck v Bräck

Michael Allum, Rachel Roberts and Sarah Basso analyse DB v PB.

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Financial Remedy and Divorce Update, February 2019

Sarah Hunter, Senior Associate, Mills & Reeve LLP analyses the news and case law relating to financial remedies and divorce during January 2019.

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BC v BG - Cementing the future of arbitration

Julie Stather, barrister, Crown Office Row, Brighton considers the role of arbitration and what the future holds for the scheme.

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The Domestic Abuse Bill: a long-awaited overhaul or flawed legislation with an implementation problem?

Hannah Gomersall, barrister at Coram Chambers, explores the proposed reforms set out in the government’s Domestic Abuse Bill: its scope, workability and whether the Family Court will be able to cope with the ensuing workload.

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Analysis: Was De Gafforj ruling another missed opportunity?

Partner Stuart Clark, of the International Family Law Group, looks at the Court of Appeal ruling that granted Anne Orenga de Gafforj a Hadkinson Order in September 2018.

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Trusts and divorce: the ‘Chinese tigers’ saga continues

There has been a fascinating twist in the tale of the long running, bitterly contested litigation, Quan v Bray (dubbed the ‘Chinese tigers’ case) after the wife’s financial claims on divorce came before Mr Justice Mostyn in December 2018.

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