Tort: Secrets and lies

Abby Buckland examines a claim in tort between spouses and its relationship with financial remedy proceedings ‘In the presence of ongoing financial remedy proceedings, and the mandatory requirements under s25, MCA 1973, the husband’s claim was fundamentally incompatible with, and amounted to an improper collateral attack on, the court’s jurisdiction.’ In the first reported High …
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Cases Referenced

  • A v B (Damages: Paternity) [2007] EWHC 1246 (QB)
  • AB v CD (No 2) [2019] EWHC 2244 (Fam)
  • AB v CD [2019] EWHC 1695 (Fam)
  • FRB v DCA and FRB v DCA (No 2) [2019] EWHC 2816 (Fam)
  • P v B (Paternity: Damages for Deceit) [2001] 1 FLR 1041