Gordon (formerly Stefanou) v Stefanou: CA 2010

H and W first separated in 1996, with W petitioning for divorce in 2003 for 5-years’ separation. In 1999 H began a company which proved very successful. An ancillary relief order was made in 2007 but W now sought to set that order aside for a further business transaction of H’s company in 2010.
Held: The aplication failed. There had been several years physical separation and it was in that period that H’s s business developed with no support or contribution from W. The separation coupled with H’s only subsequent success was determinative.


[2011] 1 FLR 1582, [2010] EWCA Civ 1601


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedS v S FD 29-Apr-2013
W sought to re-open a sttlement of the financial arrangement on her divorce, saying that there had been substantial non-disclosure by H.
Held: ‘any order which would have been made if proper disclosure had taken place would not have been . .
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Updated: 09 May 2022; Ref: scu.591354