Philip successfully settled an intractable financial remedy case involving two businesses and three properties, development land and a SIPP.
Philip represented the Wife in a large and multi-asset case in which legal issues of both conduct and non-matrimonial property arose, and which was further complicated by the sale of an accountancy business. Philip was successful in preserving the vast majority of his client’s assets.
Philip acted for a Husband in a contested final hearing for financial remedy, obtaining a lump sum for his client considerably greater than that offered by the Wife, as a result of conduct proved against her.
Philip acted for a Wife in an extremely complicated financial remedy dispute. The case involved issues about the extent to which assets derived from two sets of inheritances and multiple family trusts were to be regarded as matrimonial or non-matrimonial assets and/or as a relevant resource.
Philip acted for a Wife in a complicated financial remedy dispute involving the use of multiple companies, a sham option agreement and a S.37 application. He was successful in defeating the Husband’s claims over Wife’s assets entirely, and retained the whole of the former matrimonial home for her.
Philip acted for the Husband in a case where the Wife was making a substantial claim along with allegations of assault. He was successful in largely defeating the Wife’s claim by arguing a conduct case based on her having made what the Husband claimed were false allegations against him, and which had led to him … Continue reading
Philip acted for the Husband in a dispute centring on his pension, and the length of time since separation. He was successful in restricting the Wife’s share of his client’s pension to a small percentage, with a clean break because of the time elapsed since the separation and the circumstances at that time.
Philip represented a Father addicted to two types of drugs. Despite the Father’s challenges, Philip was able to support and represent him through the court process to successfully obtain an order for regular contact with his young child.
Philip advises and represents the Husband in a financial remedy case in which there are several properties, a valuable pension and a successful business. The case requires Philip’s expertise as it is particularly complicated by the wife and her son having combined majority interests in the limited company.
Philip represented a Wife in a four-day, hotly contested hearing. Despite the marriage having been very short, and childless, his robust advocacy and negotiation skills ensured success in obtaining a substantial award for his client.
Philip represented a Husband with a very substantial pension in a financial remedy case. He successfully defeated the Wife’s case that she should obtain a pension sharing order and spousal maintenance based on a shortfall in her income.
Philip represented a Husband and obtained a non-molestation injunction against the Wife due to domestic violence perpetrated upon his client by her.
Philip represented a Husband and succeeding in having a final financial remedy order varied so as to allow his client to buy out the Wife’s share of the matrimonial home, rather than it being sold as previously ordered and as she wished.
Philip acted for a Husband who had fulfilled the role of carer whilst the Wife built up her career. He successfully settled the case to his client’s satisfaction, the husband receiving by far the greater share from the matrimonial home, a significant pension share and maintenance.
Philip represented a wife, succeeding in re-opening a final financial order decided 4 years previously. He obtained a substantial increase in the capital payment in accordance with the set-aside principles set out in the Supreme Court’s decisions in Sharland and Gohil. His client was completely delighted.
Philip acted for a wife in circumstances where the husband had claimed that he no longer had the proceeds of sale of the former matrimonial home. He was successfully in obtaining orders against the husband’s family members and an order that over £40,000 be paid into Court.
Philip acted for the wife, where the husband was refusing to co-operate with the sale of a house following final orders. He was successful in obtaining orders that his client should have possession of the house (and evict the other party), take over the sale and have her costs paid out of the other party’s … Continue reading
Philip acted for the husband in an appeal against a final order for financial remedy. He was successful in appealing the order, and obtained a substantially greater share of the proceeds of the former matrimonial home for his client.
Philip acted for a husband, where his client had paid for and supported the wife’s move from abroad, and her obtaining professional qualifications in this country. In these unusual circumstances, he succeeded in obtaining an order that the wife receive nothing from the husband. “Upon meeting you for the first time that morning, I was … Continue reading
Philip acted on behalf of a husband whose highly successful career had been cut short by mental illness. Philip’s understanding and expertise enabled him to help his client cope with his mental health issues whilst also supporting him against an extremely acrimonious wife. With Philip’s help, the husband was able to advantageously settle his matrimonial … Continue reading
Philip acted for a wife in financial remedy proceedings and succeeded in obtaining a higher settlement than usual to enable her to have a garden to pursue her love of gardening. An unusual decision, but an example of how carefully pursuing an unusual point can result in success for the client.
Philip acted for a husband through the Direct Public Access Scheme in an intractable dispute over the marital property, in which the wife was representing herself. Philip’s considerable negotiation skills enabled him to succeed at the FDR stage in persuading the court and the wife to settle on his client’s suggested terms.
Philip acted for a wife in a complex dispute over matrimonial property and spousal maintenance in circumstances where the husband’s wealth was masked by international share arrangements and his company’s dealings. With Philips expertise and representation in this area, the hearing resulted in a substantial settlement in favour of the wife amounting to a great … Continue reading