The value of a family business or business interest is treated as an asset and therefore part of the matrimonial pot to be distributed when it comes to negotiating a financial settlement on divorce or...
Gillian Irving QC and Michael Gration (instructed by Legal Services for Local Authority B) for the Local Authority
Mark Twomey QC and Alexander Laing (instructed by Lam & Meerabux) for the Mother
Nkumbe Ekaney QC (instructed by Makin Dixon) for the Father
Karl Rowley QC and Clare Garnham (instructed by Ridley & Hall) for the Children’s Guardian
Hearing dates: 16 & 17 July 2019
HAND DOWN OF JUDGMENT [6 MAY 2020] AT A REMOTE HEARING LISTED AT THE FAMILY COURT IN SHEFFIELD
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I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.
THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE COBB
This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.