Amicable International Divorce?

International divorces can be extremely expensive and are often bitterly contested.  A situation which is made worse by the need to issue court proceedings first in one country in order to gain a tactical advantage.  As the potential outcomes can be so vastly different in each country this ‘rush to court’ cannot easily be avoided. However, the use […]

Foreign Trusts and Divorce

The English Courts have some of the widest powers on divorce when it comes to making orders in respect of trust assets.    In some circumstances the English Court will make financial orders against a party to force the trustees to make a distribution from the trust (otherwise the party may risk imprisonment if the trustees don’t […]