Graham Coy

Graham is based at the firm's London office.

His career as a family law specialist has spanned three decades. He is an experienced advocate, mediator and arbitrator who has worked in all areas of family law.

The urgency of divorce reform

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April 13, 2017 3 comments

family law

The Nuffield Foundation has just published research highlighting the need for urgent reform of divorce law in England and Wales. This comes on the back of the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Owens v Owens. In that case the Court of Appeal refused to overturn the decision of a judge in the…

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Discrimination and special contributions

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April 12, 2017 8 comments

finances and divorce

For the second time in under a week, senior judges have considered whether one person’s contribution to a marriage was so significant that it should be labelled “special”, thereby entitling that person to a greater share of the family’s wealth. In the most recent case involving Randy Work and his wife, Mandy Gray, the Court…

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The Peng-Chai divorce: lessons to be learned?

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April 7, 2017 1 comment

financial settlement

The High Court has just handed down its judgment in relation to the marriage of Mrs Pauline Chai and her husband Mr Khoo Kay Peng. The couple had been married for over 42 years. They had five children together and had lived in Malaysia until Mrs Chai moved to this country. There followed a long running argument…

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