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

This podcast is aimed at matrimonial affairs and family finance lawyers. It provides useful practical and procedural pointers for practitioners preparing financial remedy proceedings and explains just why timing is so crucial when it comes to the task of securing the assets. It sets out the key considerations prior to completing Form A (starting finance proceedings in court), the freezing provisions contained in section 37 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, how to obtain an international freezing order and the process to follow when trying to freeze domestic assets. It also considers how and when a court will set aside a disposition.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the importance of orders made under section 37 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;
  • Be aware of the provisions in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 dealing with international asset freezing and domestic asset freezing;
  • Have considered the courts approach to setting aside reviewable dispositions.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • AC v DC (No 2) [2012] EWHC 2420 (Fam);
  • The Family Procedure Rules 2010;
  • Fourie v Le Roux [2007] UKHL 1;
  • KY v DD [2011] EWHC 1277 (Fam);
  • Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;
  • ND v KP [2011] 2 FLR 662;
  • Senior Courts Act 1981.

In this podcast Francis Wilkinson from Field Court Chambers explains how to ensure assets are properly safeguarded when preparing financial remedy proceedings. He looks at how to freeze both international and domestic assets and the courts approach to setting aside dispositions.

Date Recorded: 13th May 2013

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