Saturday April 4, 2020

Higher awards could tempt Irish to English divorce courts

The House of Lords’ decision in two high-profile divorce cases last week may tempt discontented spouses of Irish millionaires to consider divorcing in England, where they are almost guaranteed a substantial share of the marital assets.

27th May, 2006

The House of Lords’ decision in two high-profile divorce cases last week may tempt discontented spouses of Irish millionaires to consider divorcing in England, where they are almost guaranteed a substantial share of the marital assets.

Under Irish law, the courts are merely required to make ‘proper provision’ for a divorcing spouse, but the Lords’ judgment means that even those in short-lived, childless marriages could expect a handsome payout in the English courts....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago