Past Cases

We have represented and conducted numerous notable cases  in all areas of Family Law regularly achieving the results and outcomes that the client has sought.

Examples of a small handful of some of the past cases we have dealt with are listed below. 

Civil Dissolution

 

  • Amicably settled a civil dissolution and a clean break between two civil partners, with our client retaining the former family home for an equitable lump sum.

Divorce & Family Finances

 

  • Negotiated and amicably settled a divorce and favourable financial relief matter on behalf of a husband 

 

  • Successfully pursued a financial relief application resulting in a substantive financial order and pension equalisation order favourable to wife

 

  • Obtained a freezing injunction on a husband's solely owned freehold commercial property to prevent a sale and thereafter pursued a contested application for financial relief for the wife

 

  • Secured a settlement in which our client obtained 100% of the husband's assets disclosed in proceedings due to his non-compliance and non-disclosure of business and financial interests

 

International Assets

 

  • Pursued a successful jurisdiction race in the English courts and thereafter a heavily contested financial relief application involving foreign assets concluding with a favourable outcome for transfer of joint property to husband and costs order against the wife

 

Local Authority

 

  • Concluded lengthy care proceedings with children being returned to our client under a Child Arrangement Order

 

  • Secured the return to family of a teenage daughter who was in foster care and subsequently a specialist Child Sexual Exploitation unit throughout proceedings

 

  • Prevented a child being adopted concluding with the newborn baby being placed with paternal family in Algeria

 

Private Law Children

 

  • Settling a lengthy and contested divorce and child arrangement matters for a relative of a prominent British politician

 

  • Agreeing a consent order for a child arrangement order further to a relocation of the mother

 

  • Return of a child to a London borough after a mother had fled with no notice to the father and thereafter for residency of the child to change in the father's favour

 

  • Order for change of children's first names back to the initial birth certificate registration after the mother had unanimously changed the children's names without the father's consent.

 

Our reported cases include the following:

 

 

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