In this briefing, James Carroll, partner, and Kate Hamilton, partner, discusses a case involving the application of financial remedies before Moor J. In the last year, two very important developments have occurred within the European perspective. Z v Z has acknowledged the weight of foreign matrimonial property regimes in the English courts and the Maintenance Regulation has brought the concept of having foreign orders and foreign proceedings being determined in the UK.
All practitioners need to now consider and be fully aware of any international considerations in every case.
Z v Z European Matrimonial Property Regimes take hold of the English Courts- March 2012.pdf