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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener an overview of disclosure in family law proceedings by looking at the recent case law in this area. In particular, the podcast focuses on the position regarding improperly obtained confidential information for use in ancillary relief proceedings.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the previous case law regarding secretly obtained documents;
  • Appreciate the court's approach to disclosure in relation to ancillary relief proceedings;
  • Understand the impact of Imerman v Tchenguiz on disclosure;
  • Be aware of the alternatives available where it is suspected a spouse may be concealing information;
  • Know the effect Imerman v Tchenguiz will have on practitioners.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Hildebrand v Hildebrand [1992] 1 FLR 244;
  • L v L [2007] EWHC 140 (QB);
  • White v Withers & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 1122;
  • Imerman v Tchenguiz [2010] EWCA Civ 908;
  • FZ v SZ and another [2010] EWHC 1630.

This podcast looks at the recent case law on disclosure in divorce cases and gives guidance to practitioners on the future of this area of law following the judgement in Imerman v Tchenguiz.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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