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When Do Marital Contributions Become Special?

by Michael Allum / 28 Apr, 2017

On 11 April 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Gray v Work.  It determined whether a spouse should receive more than 50% of the shared net marital assets on the basis that he or she has made a "special contribution" to the welfare of the family.  In England all assets acquired during the marriage are shared equally unless there is a good reason for a departure.  It is an important decision about when marital assets will be unequally shared. 

Large increase in marriage rate in men and women over 65

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 20 Apr, 2017

The Office of National Statistics has recently published new data in relation to the marriages that took place in England and Wales during the course of 2014.

The Great EU Repeal Bill White Paper and family law

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 10 Apr, 2017

David Hodson examines the UK government consultation paper on proposed legislation on Brexit in respect of EU law.  He finds that unlike many other areas of law, family law does not need, nor want, EU law to be simply put into national law as the government proposes. 

New Investigation Reveals Growth in Halala Marriages

by Stuart Clark / 06 Apr, 2017

Stuart Clark looks behind the headlines of a concerning story about divorce practices and considers the impact of recognition of religious marriage arrangements in England and Wales and abroad.

Emma Nash Appointed New Associate

by Madeleine Gordon / 04 Apr, 2017

The International Family Law Group LLP is delighted to announce that Emma Nash, a Solicitor Advocate, has been appointed Associate.

The International Family Law Group LLP celebrates its 10th birthday

by Madeleine Gordon / 03 Apr, 2017

iFLG was founded on 2 April 2007 by Ann Thomas and David Hodson OBE. Based in Covent Garden, London, it was the world's first law, mediation and arbitration practice set up specifically for the needs of international families and their children.