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Uhd v McKay [2019] EWHC 1239 (Fam)
Date:19 MAY 2019
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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 1239 (Fam)

Case No: FD18P00814

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 15/05/2019

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE MACDONALD

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Between :

Peter Stewart Uhd 
Applicant

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Victoria McKay
Respondent

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Mr Richard Harrison QC and Mr William Tyzack (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Applicant
Mr Mark Jarman (instructed by Brethertons) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 1 and 2 May 2019

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Approved Judgment

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.

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THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE MACDONALD

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published.

 

Judgment: Uhd v McKay [2019] EWHC 1239 (Fam)

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