It ain't over 'til it's over: Financial remedies in family cases

Tuesday 26 January 2016, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

Date: Tuesday 26 January 2016
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ   Get directions
Areas of Law: Children Law, Divorce and Family Finances

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Garden Court Chambers' Financial Remedies Team will consider applications made long after separation or applications to reopen existing orders in light of recent case law.

This seminar will cover:

  • Reopening cases where there has been material non-disclosure in light of Sharland v Sharland [2015] and Gohil v Gohil [2015].
  • Whether it is possible to avoid such difficulties by adopting a creative approach to disclosure at the first instance.
  • Making applications long after separation in light of the Supreme Court judgement in Vince v Wyatt [2015].
  • Where the law stands on separation, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements in light of recent judgements from the Family Division and Court of Appeal.

What is included?

  • 1.5 hours' CPD accreditation
  • Talks prepared by experienced practitioners in the field
  • Practical tips for practitioners
  • Notes for your future reference
  • The opportunity to ask questions
  • Refreshments

Speakers:

Ed Elliott undertakes all areas of matrimonial finance work, including complex and high value matters involving interveners and other areas of law such as mortgage repossession and bankruptcy. Ed is also trained as a mediator in all areas of family work. He aims to take a practical and remedy-based approach to cases, along with attention to detail in complex matters.

Chris McWatters has a broad practice in all family law matters, including financial remedies. He has experience in both public and private children's law, as well as domestic violence and child abduction. Chris also has expertise and a keen interest in the overlap between immigration and family law.

Stephen Lue specialises in family law. In ancillary relief, Stephen represents wives, husbands and civil partners in financial remedy applications; dealing with parties who have modest as well as those who hold more complex assets in multiple jurisdictions. Stephen also handles financial applications for children under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. He regularly advises and represents clients with claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act.

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