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Latest developments in financial remedies (6 December 2017)

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Financial assets are often hotly contested in divorce cases, and none more so than the family home. The case of Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd & Others has muddied the waters on the role of intervenors, the piercing of the corporate veil  and how to establish a beneficial interest. 

Financial assets are often hotly contested in divorce cases, and none more so than the family home. The case of Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd & Others has muddied the waters on the role of intervenors, the piercing of the corporate veil  and how to establish a beneficial interest. 

This timely webinar will discuss:

• How will businesses be treated following Prest

• Delay - is this a bar to money claims after divorce? Wyatt v Vince

• Supreme court cases relating to variation of maintenance and variation of undertakings

Owens v Owens – what is unreasonable behaviour for divorce?

• What are the potential ramification of Owens?

• Brexit and the reciprocal enforcement of maintenance orders - what should you advise your clients to do?

Participants will benefit from:

A round up of recent case law relating to financial provision and practical guidance on how Brexit will impact this area of family law.

Who should participate:

Family and child care lawyers and legal executives

Speakers:

Mandy Tanner is a barrister at specialist family law barristers, Fourteen. Mandy is a private client specialist, with a particular emphasis on family finance and disputes between cohabitants. In addition, Mandy acts in private children law disputes.

Sarah Jane Lenihan was an associate at Slater & Gordon. She deals with all aspects of family law, including divorce, separation, children matters and domestic violence. She is due to start a new role shortly.

Members get a discount 

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