H v H [2014] EWCA Civ 1523

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 10 December, 2014

(Court of Appeal, Moore-Bick, Kitchin, Ryder LJJ, 2 December 2014)

Financial remedies – Appeal – Compensation principle – Whether the wife’s award had adequately compensated her


The full judgment is available below.


The wife’s appeal from a financial remedies order which included an element of compensation was allowed and the matter was remitted for rehearing before a different judge.

The husband and wife divorced after 21 years of marriage. They had two adult children. The husband married the year after decree absolute was granted. He had been ordered to pay the wife periodical payments during the parties’ joint lives. The wife subsequently applied …read more

Source: Family Law News