No award for wife

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 immediately assured that you had obviously made a close study of the brief…that you had familiarised yourself with, and understood, all the finer points of the case. My spirits and confidence rose as I realised I was in good hands…for me it was the best outcome for which I could possibly have dared wish. And, for that I can only express my heartfelt gratitude.”