Twenty-four may be a big number Valentine Le Grice QC 03 August 2016 Rhys Taylor has recently published Another Witches' Brew, his definitive paper on pensions and divorce. Many compliments can be paid, including the apparently oxymoronic comment that it is 76 pages long and concise. It is certainly the product of many hours of productive work.
PROPERTY: Ely v Robson  EWCA Civ 774 Hearing Date: 26 July 2016 Sir Brian Leveson P and Lord Justice Kitchin Court of Appeal The appeal from a determination of the beneficial interests in a property was dismissed.
PUBLIC LAW CHILDREN: Re C (A Child)  EWHC 15 (Fam) Hearing Date: 30 June 2014 Mrs Justice Eleanor King Family Division The fact-finding hearing in relation to the death of Ellie Butler. PRACTICE & PROCEDURE: Patel v Mirza  UKSC 42 Hearing Date: 20 July 2016 Lord Neuberger P, Lady Hale DP, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption, Lord Toulson and Lord Hodge Supreme Court The issue was when involvement in illegality bars a claim. The Supreme Court unanimously dismissed Mr Mirza's appeal. Mr Patel is entitled to restitution of the £620,000 which he paid to Mr Mirza.
PUBLICITY & REPORTING: Re C (A Child)  EWCA Civ 798 Hearing Date: 29 July 2016 Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls, Lord Justice McFarlane and Lord Justice Burnett Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and granted permission for a redacted version of the fact-finding judgment to be published.