Click the case name for better results:

Ramadani v Ramadani: CA 12 Nov 2015

The present appeal requires this court to consider, apparently for the first time, the jurisdiction of a court in England and Wales to entertain an application for spousal maintenance in the context of Council Regulation (EC) 4/2009 (‘The Maintenance Regulation’) following previous proceedings in another EU member state. Black, McFarlane, Sales LJJ [2015] EWCA Civ … Continue reading Ramadani v Ramadani: CA 12 Nov 2015

Villiers v Villiers: CA 17 May 2018

H’s appeal from interim maintenance and legal fees allowance order. He denied that the Court had jurisdiction. Judges: King, David Richards, Moylan LJJ Citations: [2018] EWCA Civ 1120, [2018] WLR(D) 303 Links: Bailii, WLRD Statutes: Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011, Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Family, Jurisdiction Updated: 22 … Continue reading Villiers v Villiers: CA 17 May 2018

Villiers v Villiers: SC 1 Jul 2020

Maintenance in England, divorce in Scotland H disputed the right of W to seek maintenance before and English court, saying that the parties had mostly lived in Scotland, and the divorce was being conducted there. Held: (Wilson, Hales LL dissenting) H’s appeal failed. The divorce and the maintenance action were distinct, and the European Regulations … Continue reading Villiers v Villiers: SC 1 Jul 2020