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Michael Allum

International Family Law Group LLP

Michael Allum is an Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP. 

Michael works predominantly in the divorce, forum and finance team. He has a wide breadth of knowledge in all issues following the breakdown of a relationship.  

Much of Michael’s work involves complex international issues and/or high net worth cases.  He has a particular interest in jurisdictional issues and forum disputes.  Michael also undertakes a lot of cases involving financial provision in the English court following an overseas divorce (known as Part III) and obtaining English pension sharing orders when divorce and financial proceedings are taking place in another country.  

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International Family Law Group LLP

Michael Allum is an Partner at The International Family Law Group LLP. 

Michael works predominantly in the divorce, forum and finance team. He has a wide breadth of knowledge in all issues following the breakdown of a relationship.  

Much of Michael’s work involves complex international issues and/or high net worth cases.  He has a particular interest in jurisdictional issues and forum disputes.  Michael also undertakes a lot of cases involving financial provision in the English court following an overseas divorce (known as Part III) and obtaining English pension sharing orders when divorce and financial proceedings are taking place in another country.  

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