- Maintenance requirements and the sharing principle (AAZ V BBZ and others)
- Original news
- What issues did this case raise?
- 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?
- Lugano Convention 2007
- Are there any patterns or trends emerging in the law in this area?
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.
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