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No exceptions to the ongoing involvement of the judge who hears the FDR (Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee)

No exceptions to the ongoing involvement of the judge who hears the FDR (Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee)
Published on: 09 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • No exceptions to the ongoing involvement of the judge who hears the FDR (Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee)
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Article summary

Family analysis: Alex Laing, barrister at Coram Chambers, considers the ‘unique’ and ‘deeply regrettable’ situation that arose in Shokrollah-Babaee v Shokrollah-Babaee, requiring Holman J to rule on whether a judge who conducted the financial dispute resolution (FDR) appointment during the earlier stages of financial remedy proceedings can later hear and rule upon disputed cross-applications in relation to the enforcement and/or variation of the substantive order made after a contested hearing in the proceedings for financial remedies. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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