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Sharing Principle

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  • To be broadcast 7th February 2019 News, 18/01/2019, free
  • Wife appealed and husband cross-appealed against a financial remedy order where the issues of principle raised related to the manner in which the court applied the sharing principle. They can be summarised as follows: (a) What approach should the court take to the valuation of shares in a private company when determining how to divide the marital wealth; and (b) What approach should the court take when determining what part of the parties' current wealth is properly to be defined as non-marital in circumstances where that wealth includes shares in a private company which was founded by a spouse prior to the date when the parties married or started living together. Judgment, 30/12/2018, free
  • Wife was awarded 52% of the total available assets which were calculated by deducting £6.5m of the husband's post-separation earnings. Judgment, 22/11/2018, free
  • The wife was awarded over £9m from assets worth £38m after sharing, needs and the husband's pre-marital wealth were taken into account. Judgment, 21/11/2018, free
  • In a tweet: Unequal sharing thanks to special contribution Judgment, 06/08/2018, free

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Latest training

  • Recording of webinar broadcast on 7th February 2019 Webcast, 11/02/2019, members only
  • 12 questions on 3 cases summarised in the May 2018 Family Law Hub Digest CPD course, 05/06/2018, members only
  • Joe Switalski, of 29 Bedford Row, reviews the current case law and judicial thinking surrounding 'short marriages' in financial remedy proceedings. Recorded 19 March 2018. Webcast, 21/03/2018, members only
  • Alexis Campbell QC and Charlotte Trace, of 29 Bedford Row, review the key financial remedy cases and themes from the past 12 months and look at how they will affect judicial thinking and your own cases in the year to come. Webcast, 16/03/2018, members only
  • Questions to accompany webinar recorded on 22 January 2015. You will need to have the notes available when answering the questions. CPD course, 30/01/2015, members only

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