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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to explain the legal position of pre and post-nuptial agreements in England and Wales. It discusses how the courts' treatment of these agreements has evolved and is likely to develop in the future; and gives practical tips to practitioners both in drafting and reviewing these agreements to protect a client’s position.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how the law relating to pre and post-nuptial agreements has developed;
  • Be aware of the impact of the landmark case of Radmacher v Granatino and the implications of the case;
  • Know how case-law has developed following Radmacher v Granatino;
  • Be aware of practical steps which can be taken to protect a client’s position through pre and post-nuptial agreements.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Edgar v Edgar [1980] 3 All ER 887;
  • Radmacher v Granatino [2011] 1 AC 534 ;
  • Kremen v Agrest (No 11) [2012] EWHC 45;
  • V v V [2012] 2 FCR 98;
  • Z v Z (No 2) [2012] 1 FLR 1100.
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In this podcast Christopher Stirling, a barrister and matrimonial finance expert from Field Court Chambers discusses the legal status of pre and post-nuptial agreements and the ways in which they can be used to successfully protect a client’s position in the event of divorce.

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Date Recorded:17th May 2013

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