09th Mar 2015

Gillian Bishop advises on key family law case on inherited wealth

Family Law in Partnership director Gillian Bishop has advised on a key family law case involving inherited wealth.

Summary of JL v SL (No 1) [2014] EWHC 3658 (Fam)

Gillian advised the wife in the case of JL v SL (No 1) [2014] EWHC 3658 (Fam) which was an appeal by a wife in relation to the treatment of her inherited assets and its impact on spousal periodic payments. In allowing the appeal by the wife, the appeal court judge Mostyn J gave guidance about how the courts should view inherited wealth in the context of the wider family assets. Family Law in Partnership instructed barrister Alexis Campbell of 29 Bedford Row.