Thiry v Thiry [2014] EWHC 4046 (Fam)

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 10 December, 2014

(Family Division, Sir Peter Singer, 2 December 2014)

Financial remedies – Lump sum order – Both parties married previously – Wife received large divorce settlement from first marriage – Whether the husband’s conduct was of magnetic importance – Restorative rather than redistributive discretion


The full judgment is available below.

The wife was awarded lump sums totaling €21,486,028 upon a restorative basis taking into account the husband’s conduct which was of magnetic importance.

The French husband and English wife had each been married previously. The wife had received a £37m financial settlement following her divorce from her former husband. In 2006 when the husband …read more

Source: Family Law News