Sears Tooth (A Firm) v Payne Hicks Beach (A Firm) and Others: FD 24 Jan 1997

An agreement to deduct legal costs of proceedings from a divorce award was not champertous or unlawful.
Gazette 05-Feb-1997, Times 24-Jan-1997, [1997] 2 FLR 116
Cited by:

  • Cited – Wyatt v Vince SC 11-Mar-2015
    Long delayed ancillary relief application proceeds
    The parties had divorced some 22 years before, but no ancillary relief order had been made to satisfy the application outlined in the petition. The parties when together had lived in relative poverty, but H had subsequently become wealthy. W applied . .
    [2015] UKSC 14, [2015] 1 FLR 972, [2015] 1 WLR 1228, [2015] Fam Law 524, [2015] 1 FCR 566, [2015] 2 All ER 755, [2015] WLR(D) 124, UKSC 2013/0186

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Updated: 01 December 2020; Ref: scu.89083