AAZ v BBZ [2016] EWHC 3234 (Fam)

WTLR Issue: Autumn 2017 #169

AAZ

V

1. BBZ

2. C LTD

3. P LTD

Analysis

AAZ (W) applied for financial orders ancillary to her divorce from BBZ (H). H was the sole director of the second respondent C Ltd, a Cypriot registered company and the trustee of a Bermudian Discretionary Trust (the trust). P Ltd, the third respondent, is a Panamian company which H said was within the trust. P Ltd was said to hold the bulk of the wealth in the case. None of the respondents took any part in the trial. H was in breach of several court orders, including one compelling his personal attendance for the duration of the trial.

Counsel details

Mr Nigel Dyer QC (1 Hare Court, Temple, London EC4Y 7BE, tel 020 7797 7070, email clerks@1hc.com), Mr Dakis Hagen (Serle Court, 6 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London, tel 020 7242 6105, email clerks@serlecourt.co.uk) and Mr Henry Clayton of counsel (4 Paper Buildings, Temple, London EC4Y 7EX, tel 020 7427 5200, email clerks@4pb.com) for the applicant.

The respondents were not present or represented.

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