Article Tag: financial disclosure

Financial Disclosure And Preserving Assets In Divorce

The issue of false or incomplete financial disclosure within divorce proceedings has recently been revisited in a High Court case. During this case, the Screwfix tycoon, James Goddard-Watts was required to pay his wife an additional £6million, six years after their divorce. The wife successfully argued that the initial financial award of £7million was based… Read more »

Be wary of concealing assets in financial proceedings

A recent Judgment has seen a Consent Order set aside on the basis that an ex husband did not disclose all of his assets at the time of the original financial proceedings. The husband and wife had been married for 20 years before separating in 2000. Under the terms of the original Consent Order, the… Read more »