Kernott v Jones Part IV (the Final Chapter)

The long awaited Judgment of the Supreme court in the case of Kernott v Jones was published today (9 November) and is no doubt being pounced on by family lawyers the length and breadth of the country.  The facts are this (and I’ll try and be brief):  In 1985 Mr Kernott (K) and Ms Jones Read More …

The Lottery of Divorce (Part II)

Following on from my earlier blog, the judgment has now been released in the case of the Columbian couple who struck lucky (or S v AG (Financial Remedy: Lottery Prize) [2011] EWHC 2637 (Fam) as family lawyers playfully call it).  The judgment represented some judicial sleight of hand in relation to the definition of matrimonial Read More …