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Wife loses bid for bigger payout from estranged husband – Daily Telegraph

“The estranged wife of a former banker who argued that £4.8 million was not enough to live on yesterday lost a High Court bid for a larger slice of his wealth.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Jones v Jones – WLR Daily

Jones v Jones [2011] EWCA Civ 41; [2011] WLR (D) 26

“Even if an earning capacity might also sometimes be relevant to a fair distribution of the assets pursuant to the sharing principle, it did not follow that the earning capacity should itself be treated as one of those assets, still less that an attempt should be made to capitalise it.”

WLR Daily, 31st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) – WLR Daily

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) [2010] UKSC 42; [2010] WLR (D) 260

“A court should give effect to a nuptial agreement, whether entered into before or after marriage, that was freely entered into by each party with a full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances prevailing it would not be fair to hold the parties to the agreement.”

WLR Daily, 21st October 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Imerman v Tchenguiz and others; Same v Imerman – WLR Daily

“There was no legal justification for permitting a spouse to retain copies of documents unlawfully obtained in breach of confidence in order to prevent the other spouse from concealing assets in ancillary relief proceedings. A spouse could apply for search and seizure, freezing, preservation and similar orders to ensure that assets were not wrongly concealed or dissipated.”
WLR Daily, 30th July 2010

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Polo playing dotcom tycoon forced to pay wife £7 million in divorce settlement – Daily Telegraph

“A polo playing dotcom tycoon was ordered by a judge to pay his ex-wife half his £14 million fortune after being accused of ‘flagrant, persistent and consistent” attempts to hide his wealth.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ex-wife returns to court to ask for bigger divorce settlement – Daily Telegraph

“The ex-wife of a business tycoon has returned to the divorce courts to ask for a bigger slice of his fortune after he sold his business for £180 million.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Boris Berezovsky’s second wife wins record £100m divorce settlement – The Guardian

“He has survived several assassination attempts, false charges of fraud by the Russian authorities and won high-profile libel cases in London courtrooms. But the exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has been unable to escape the wrath of his second wife, Galina. Today she won a divorce from the businessman in the high court, in a settlement that lawyers believe could be the biggest in British legal history.”

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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