Divorce: A matter of trust

Oliver Auld gives the lowdown on what happens to trusts in the event of a divorce ‘Trustees need to be aware of not only the range of orders the family courts can make in relation to trust assets, but also the strategies they should potentially be adopting in the best interest of their beneficiaries, both …
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TUPE: Discrimination claims after objecting to a transfer

The EAT has explored whether an employee who objected to a transfer could bring a claim against the transferee under the Equality Act even though she was never employed by it, explains Jeffrey Jupp ‘At common law, an employee cannot be forced to work for someone else (Nokes v Doncaster Amalgamated Quarries Ltd). TUPE allows …
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Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd & ors [2013] UKSC 34

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | September 2013 #132

Michael Prest (husband) and Yasmin Prest (wife) were married for 15 years and had four children before the wife petitioned for divorce in March 2008. During the marriage the matrimonial home was in England, though for most of the time the husband was found to be resident in Monaco and there was also a second home in Nevis. Petrodel Resources Ltd (PRL), which was incorporated in the Isle of Man, was the legal owner of the matrimonial home and five other residential properties in the United Kingdom. PRL was part of a group of companies, one of which was the legal owner of two more resident...