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Estrada v Al-Juffali (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Intervening) [2016] EWCA Civ 176
Date:7 APR 2016
Law Reporter
(Court of Appeal, Lord Dyson MR, King and Hamblen LJJ, 22 March 2016)

Financial remedies – Part III, Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 – Diplomatic immunity

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision dismissing a husband’s claim of diplomatic immunity from his wife’s claims for financial remedy following divorce.

Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWCA Civ 176
Case No: B6/2016/0548

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT
FAMILY DIVISION
MR JUSTICE HAYDEN FD14F00410

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL

Date: 22/03/2016


Before:

THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS
LADY JUSTICE KING
and
LORD JUSTICE HAMBLEN

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Between:

WALID AHMED AL-JUFFALI
Appellant

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CHRISTINA ESTRADA
Respondent
and
SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS
Intervener

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Martin Pointer QC, Martin Chamberlain QC and Nicholas Wilkinson (instructed by Mischon de Reya LLP) for the Appellant
Charles Howard QC, Tim Owen QC, Deepak Nagpal and Tom Hickman (instructed by Hughes Fowler Carruthers) for the Respondent
Tim Eicke QC, Jessica Wells and Guglielmo Verdirame (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the Intervener (intervening by written submissions only)

Hearing date: 03/03/2016

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Estrada v Al-Juffali (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs intervening) [2016] EWCA Civ 176

Judgment
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