Case law updates

23 July 2018

June 2018 - Private Law

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Departure from equal sharing of the assets was justified by a special contributions argument and an argument as to the latent value of a company at the date of the marriage
XW v XH [2017] EWFC 76
21st...

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23 July 2018

June 2018 - Public Law

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The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against final care orders and gave general guidance on Special Guardians and the making of SGOs within care proceedings
P-S (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 1407
18th June...

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02 July 2018

May 2018 - Private Law

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Judgment in which the Court of Appeal examines the interaction between the 1980 Hague Convention and BIIa
S (Abduction – Hague Convention or BIIa) [2018] EWCA Civ 1226
25 May 2018
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02 July 2018

May 2018 - Public Law

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Judgment of Baker J in care proceedings concerning a girl with profound disabilities and whether to make a final care order or an interim care order.
Re R [2018] EWFC 28
09 February 2018
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01 June 2018

April 2018 - Private Law

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The court applied the law on pre-nuptial agreements and made a needs-based award above that which had been agreed.
KA v MA (Prenuptial Agreement - Needs) [2018] EWHC 499 (Fam)
13 May 2018
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