Christopher Wall's Divorce & Matrimonial Finance Cases

Enforcing an order for sale

Christopher acted for a Wife in a case involving enforcing a previous order. The parties separated had separated several years previously, and agreed financial matters between them. The main aspects of the agreement were that the Husband was to pay the Wife a lump sum and she was to transfer the family home to him Continue reading

Protecting a husband’s inherited property

Christopher acted for the Respondent Husband in a difficult case where low incomes and limited equity in the family home limited the potential for both parties to afford housing. It was already agreed that the Wife should stay in the home with the children until they had finished school. The complicating factor in this case Continue reading

Negotiating an advantageous settlement for a Wife

Christopher acted for a Wife in a divorce settlement following a marriage of 15 years. The couple originally met overseas in the Wife’s home country, then moved to the UK. At the time of the marriage, the Husband already partly owned a successful import export business, and owned two properties in the UK. The couple Continue reading

Retaining significant assets for a husband

Christopher represented the husband in a fully contested financial dispute between him and the wife. Christopher’s client lived in the UK and owned a property portfolio of several properties. The wife was not a UK national, and lived abroad. The case involved a significant factual dispute, with the husband claiming that the wife owned two Continue reading

Protecting a wife’s pre-marriage assets

Christopher represented a wife in a divorce and matrimonial finance case, where the assets comprised the family home, a property portfolio and the wife’s pension (acquired prior to the marriage). In this mid-term marriage, the wife was in her mid-60s and the husband in his mid-50s, and they had no children. The family home had Continue reading

Both parties needed the assets to rehouse

Christopher acted for the wife in a low asset case where there were insufficient assets for both parties to be rehoused. The husband had remained in the family home. Christopher successfully persuaded the court that the only way for the wife and child to be rehoused was for the family home to be sold and Continue reading

Significant assets and misconduct

Christopher acted for a wife in the High Court in financial proceedings in a case involving a successful company and a large property portfolio. The husband had severely beaten the wife and his conduct was a significant factor. This case particularly involved Christopher’s skills in: Supporting an emotional client through court proceedings Dealing with large Continue reading

Money to buy properties lent by friend and parents

Christopher acted for the husband in contested financial remedy final hearing. The main issue was as to whether monies used to buy an investment property had been lent to the husband by a friend or were the parties’ savings, and whether monies provided by his parents were gifts or loans. Christopher successfully argued that the Continue reading