I have previously written about my reservations regarding prenuptial agreements. When they are signed, couples are supposed to be committing to a lifetime together, through thick and thin, come what may.
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Frank Arndt, the head of our International Family Law Department, was recently interviewed by a CNBC journalist about spouses who go “forum shopping” for divorce. The piece touched on some interesting cases, and certainly caught the attention …
Cuts to family law legal aid, prenuptial agreements, Tchenguiz v Imerman… Regular readers will have noted that I hold some strong views about the latest family law developments and their implications for divorcing couples up and down the …
This week’s edition of The Sunday Times carried a lurid headline, “An end to the goldmine divorce”, with accompanying pictures of the heiress Katrin Radmacher and her former husband Nicolas Granatino. The latter couple’s spectacular and …
This week the Supreme Court is hearing the case of Radmacher v Granatino, with Mr Granatino arguing that the prenuptial agreement that he signed with his former wife, German heiress Katrin Radmacher, should not be upheld. English law does not …
Stowe Family Law’s International Family Law department is as busy as ever, and we have also seen a steady rise in the number of enquiries about prenuptial agreements. This, I believe, has been prompted – at least in part – by last …
Prenuptial agreements are in the news again, and last Wednesday I had a conference at our Cheshire offices with Richard Todd QC. He is the lawyer who successfully persuaded the Court of Appeal to uphold the entirely one-sided prenuptial agreement in …
John Bolch, solicitor and author of the popular Family Lore blog, invited me to contribute to the latest edition of his Family Lore podcast. This was my first foray into podcasting – and I enjoyed it! We discussed cohabitation, Mr Justice …
From the comment pages of The Independent, 03/07/09. No longer the capital of divorce By Marilyn Stowe Yesterday, I thought about placing a bet on the outcome of the Radmacher v Granatino case. I would have backed the outside chance that the Court …
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