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In a landmark judgment delivered by Mr Justice Hayden on 8 February 2016, Christina Estrada successfully opposed an application by her ex-husband, Saudi billionaire Dr Walid Al-Juffali, to strike out her claims for financial relief following their divorce in 2014. Dr Juffali asserted he had...

Pauline Fowler was interviewed today on BBC Radio 5 Live on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the habitual residence of a child. The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by the non-biological mother of a seven-year-old daughter: the birth mother’s unilateral decision to take the child...

Searching for clarity in the family courts The differing opinions of senior judges on matters such as the privacy of proceedings mean family practitioners can struggle to accurately advise clients, explains Alex Carruthers Once again, family law cases hit the headlines in national newspapers in 2015. As...