- Supreme Court holds court has jurisdiction to hear application for release from financial undertaking (Birch v Birch)
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- What was the background to the case?
- What issues arose for the Supreme Court’s consideration? What did it decide? And how does its decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
- What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?
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.
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