Article Tag: Lady Hale

Honesty In Divorce: This Is The Only Policy

In financial proceedings within divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, the court is directed to achieve a fair outcome. This is not based on a set formula but by the court considering all the circumstances of the case. In this discretionary system the courts accept that fairness is an elusive concept, and that what may… Read more »

Keeping divorce amicable – can you?

In the same month that Gary Lineker and his wife announced their divorce whilst remaining amicable and the greatest of friends, I was pleased to hear that a ‘No Fault Divorce Bill’, proposed by MP Richard Bacon, was due to receive its second reading in Parliament. Divorce – What is the current law? Current law,… Read more »