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WX v HX (Treatment of Matrimonial and Non-Matrimonial Property) [2021] EWHC 241 (Fam)

Date:17 FEB 2021
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(Family Division, Roberts J, 10 February 2021)

Financial Remedies – Non-matrimonial assets – Both parties had pre-marital assets – Extent to which those assets had become matrimonial – Whether there should be a departure from equality

In financial remedy proceedings the parties were each awarded just over £27m.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 241 (Fam)

Case No: BV18D26133 

 
 
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE 

FAMILY DIVISION 

Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 

 
Date of formal hand down: 10/02/2021 
 
 

Covid-19 Protocol:  This judgment was handed down by Mrs Justice Roberts remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and release to Bailii.  The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be on Wednesday, 10th February 2021, at 10.30 am. 

Before : 

 

THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE ROBERTS 

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Between : 

WX
Applicant 

and        
 

HX
Respondent 

and   

NX and LX      
Intervenors 
                     

(TREATMENT OF MATRIMONIAL AND NON-MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY) 

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Timothy Bishop QC and Katherine Cook  
(instructed by Payne Hicks Beach) for the Applicant 
Lewis Marks QC and Catherine Cowton QC (instructed by Katz Partners) for the Respondent Edward Cumming QC (instructed by Farrer & Co) for the Intervenors 
 
Hearing dates: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2020 
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APPROVED JUDGMENT 
 
I direct that no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic. 
 
 
 
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. 

Judgment: WX v HX (Treatment of Matrimonial and Non Matrimonial Property) [2021] EWHC 241 (Fam)

 

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