How divorce settlements can be influenced by personal asset management during a marriage

Henry Hood, partner & head of family, Hunters, 25/11/2021

A recent High Court decision has highlighted that how assets are managed and utilised during a marriage can influence their treatment on divorce.

WX v HX [2021] EWHC 241 concerned a couple divorcing after 33 years of marriage; the husband was a banker and the wife a homemaker. Their combined assets totalled £55 million, mostly deriving from the husba...

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