Written by: Chris Stevenson | Published by Lexis PSL
Christopher Miller is presenting a talk at the White Paper Matrimonial Finance: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Advice for Clients conference on 15th March specifically on sch1 of CA 1989 “How do you approach clients seeking maintenance for older adult children through tertiary education (to a point when they become financially independent)? What if the children apply for themselves, not through the spouse?”
Mrs Justice Roberts dismisses Wife’s attack of a trust owning shares in companies worth £50m….
After a hard fought trial in front of Mrs Justice Roberts, Michael and Rachael, with Emma Hargreaves as the Chancery junior (instructed by Stewarts Law LLP) persuaded the Court that the trust set up by the Husband many years ago was bona fides and not a sham. They also succeeded in demonstrating that Wife's claim that the Husband had transferred the asset into the trust in order to defeat her claim, had to fail. The family court will now have to go on to consider how to deal with the remaining assets in the case.