Charles Hale KC and Nicholas Fairbank comment on Supreme Court ruling.

7th February 2024

In an article for STEP Journal Charles Hale KC and Nicholas Fairbank comment on the recent Supreme Court ruling in Pontanina v Pontanin [2024] UKSC 3.

The case involved a multi-billion pound divorce, where the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) rejected Natalia Nikolaevna Potanina’s claim against her Russian husband under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984. The Supreme Court referred the case back to the England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA) as it found current financial remedies practice violates procedural fairness.

Read the full article here.