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Maintenance requirements and the sharing principle (AAZ V BBZ and others)

Maintenance requirements and the sharing principle (AAZ V BBZ and others)
Published on: 26 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Maintenance requirements and the sharing principle (AAZ V BBZ and others)
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  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?
  • The husband was unrepresented for part of the proceedings and did not attend hearings. Did this impact on the outcome in any way?
  • Are the comments in the judgment on service and the Lugano Convention 2007 useful for practitioners?
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  • Lugano Convention 2007
  • Are there any patterns or trends emerging in the law in this area?

Article summary

Family analysis: Richard Harrison QC and Jennifer Perrins, barristers at 1 King’s Bench Walk Chambers, suggest that given the majority of financial disputes are determined on the basis of need, it is somewhat unsatisfactory that the outcome in such cases depends to a large extent on the very wide discretion that judges have in this area. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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