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Mark Harper and Lucie Alhadeff represented the husband Stuart Crossley in this case.
On 19 December 2007 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Crossley v Crossley  EWCA Civ 1491,  FLR (forthcoming). Lord Justice Thorpe addressed the role of pre-nuptial agreements (prenups) under English law and sanctioned an abbreviated procedure to be used in cases where the prenup was likely to be a magnetic factor among the s 25 factors.
In this article, Mark Harper and Lucie Alhadeff evaluate the decision of Crossley and its impact on ancillary relief law and pre-nuptial agreements.
For the full article, see April  Family Law journal.
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