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Reported Cases

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.

Namely:-

Francoise Rapp v David Rapp [2016] 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) [2002] EWHC 3106 (Fam) [2003] 2 FLR 285

This case confirmed the way in which the courts will deal with financial provision on a short marriage.

CR v CR [2008] 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) [2001] 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) [2011] EWHC 3040 (Fam) [2012] 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 [2008] EWCA Civ 928 [2009] 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 [2004] EWHC 3180 (Fam) [2005] 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) [2003] EWCA Civ 837 [2003] 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 [2010] EWHC 1415 (Fam) [2011] 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 [2011] EWCA Civ 39 [2011] 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.

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