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Samantha Bangham’s Week in Cases 5 July 2013

Date:5 JUL 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter Last week’s excitement was always going to be hard to follow wasn’t it? But fear not my plan for the t-shirts is in the pipeline so watch this space! Otherwise it has been a very quiet week with just two cases on offer.

In the Family Division Mostyn J has given a very useful judgment on the subject of freezing orders in financial proceedings: UL v BK (Freezing Orders: Safeguards: Standard Examples) [2013] EWHC 1735 (Fam) [2013] FLR forthcoming. In a case in which the wife obtained an ex parte freezing order in respect of assets including a Spanish property the husband sought to discharge the order due to a wholesale failure to comply with the applicable principles and procedures. The wife had also been found to have copied various documents without permission and had been sued in the Queen’s Bench Division.

As seems to be his trademark approach to giving judgment Mostyn...

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