Successful outcome to a Financial Dispute Resolution

Melanie represented the Applicant at a Financial Dispute Resolution appointment (FDR) to agree a final order. The Respondent was seeking to give the Applicant a lump sum award which Melanie resisted on behalf of her client.

With Melanie supporting her client, the Court approved the Final Order which was sought. In other words, instead of the lump sum offered by the Respondent, Melanie’s client was awarded the bulk of an endowment policy and a charge back over the former matrimonial home which represented 40% of the net equity