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Supreme Court holds court has jurisdiction to hear application for release from financial undertaking (Birch v Birch)

Published on: 31 July 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Supreme Court holds court has jurisdiction to hear application for release from financial undertaking (Birch v Birch)
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Family analysis: Stephen Hockman QC and Jane Campbell, of Six Pump Court, examine the Supreme Court’s ruling in Birch v Birch and consider whether the courts have jurisdiction to hear a spouse’s application to be released from an undertaking in a consent order in divorce proceedings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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