Lloyd Platt & Co have been involved in a number of ground breaking leading reported cases over the years. Many of which have totally changed the landscape of the law in several areas.
Francoise Rapp v David Rapp  EWCA Civ 93
This case’s outcome saw an appeal dismissed against an ancillary relief order from January 2015 in favour of our client Francoise Rapp.
B v B (MESHER ORDER)  EWHC 3106 (Fam)  2 FLR 285
This case confirmed the way in which the courts will deal with financial provision on a short marriage.
CR v CR  1 FLR 323
This case dealt with the application of post separation accruals/future income and how they should be applied by way of compensation.
Re: L (REMOVAL FROM JURISDICTION: HOLIDAY)  1 FLR 241
This case dealt with the principles to apply to removal of child from a jurisdiction on holiday and the safeguards to be utilised to ensure the child’s return.
L v L (FINANCIAL REMEDIES: REMISSION AFTER APPEAL)  EWHC 3040 (Fam)  1 FLR 776
This case sets out the principles to be utilised when reconsidering the fairness of an Order in the light of new evidence.
MILTON v MILTON  EWCA Civ 928  1 FLA 661
This case dealt with the fact that the courts must not unduly delay payments of a lump sum on the basis of fairness.
PHILLIPS v PEACE  EWHC 3180 (Fam)  2 FLR 1212
This case stated that only one lump sum can be awarded by the Court for a property adjustment order. No application can be made for a variation of this.
Re: P (CHILD: FINANCIAL PROVISION)  EWCA Civ 837  2 FLR 865
This ground breaking case the strategy for which, was developed by Vanessa Lloyd Platt set the parameters and principles to be applied for the provision of a home and a carer’s allowance for children of unmarried parents under Schedule 1 to the Children’s Act 1989. This case has led to a whole raft of cases to this day.
SANDLER v SANDLER AND LLOYD PLATT AND CO  EWHC 1415 (Fam)  1 FLR 607
This case dealt with the application of a Sears Tooth agreement between clients and lawyers and how the courts will deal competing claims over a Deed of Assignment signed by the parties in favour of a solicitor namely which takes precedence.
GOLDSTONE v GOLDSTONE  EWCA Civ 39  1 FLR 1926
Lloyd Platt & Co were involved in the early stages of a ground breaking case dealing with jurisdiction for financial claims and the approach to be taken for the inclusion of third parties.