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PSL Essential Update - Roundup for October 2015

Date:30 OCT 2015
October has been an action-packed month for family law. From Supreme Court judgments to an array of conferences and the event which has been described as the family law equivalent of the Oscars - the Family Law Awards. This update is packed with the events over a very busy October.

Supreme Court judgments in Sharland and Gohil

On 14 October the Supreme Court handed down judgments in favour of two wives whose husbands had failed to properly disclose their assets in financial remedy proceedings. Sharland v Sharland [2015] UKSC 60 will now return to the High Court for further directions whilst Moylan J's order in Gohil v Gohil [2015] UKSC 61 was reinstated.

Jordan Publishing PSL Amy Royce-Greensill has helpfully provided summaries of Sharland and Gohil in a nutshell and Hayley Trim of Irwin Mitchell who represented both wives has also provided her insight.

Family Law Conference

The action-packed and insightful Family Law Conference 2015 was chaired byNicholas Francis QC. The keynote speaker was The Rt Hon Lady Justice King DBE who addressed the delegates on such...

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