Cooper-Hohn v Hohn [2014] EWHC 4122 (Fam)

By: Juliet
On: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014

(Family Division, Roberts J, 12 December

Financial remedies – Special contribution –
Departure from equality

Please see attached file below for the full judgment

The wife was awarded $530m after the judge
found the husband’s special contribution and post-separation accrual of wealth
justified a significant departure from equality.

In financial remedy proceedings initiated
by the wife the parties had assets totaling between $1.35bn and £1.6bn. In
addition to their personal wealth a further $4.5bn had been channeled into a
charitable foundation.

In relation to the personal wealth the
husband submitted that much of the sum represented post-separation accrual
since the breakdown of the marriage in 2012. He claimed this justified …read more

Source: Family Law News