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Please see below a selection of our recent case studies. To filter by specialism please select one of the tabs above.
This case commenced in 2007 following the abduction of a child to Europe. We were acting on behalf of the father. At the time it was not clear whether the child had been abducted but it came to light that this was the case. Through diligent and careful enquiries working... [Read more about this case study]
We took over this case from a firm of London solicitors when it was in an extremely poor state following two+ years of legal wrangling. Our client had lost residence of her children through previous inept advice, and the professionals and Judge had come to have a very negative but unjustified... [Read more about this case study]
Our client came to us after years of litigation and acting in person. Our client had been portrayed as hostile and destructive and we felt this was due to her presentation, which was being misunderstood. We were able to obtain legal aid for her and turn around the perception of the... [Read more about this case study]
Our client came to us having previously been using a firm of London solicitors. Our client was at her wits end as her children were at risk of being forced to see a father whom they insisted had mistreated them against their wishes. The father suggested that our client was... [Read more about this case study]
We represented the wife in a high value Financial Remedy case, where her husband was a successful businessman with a controlling interest in a well-established business. The marital assets were in the region of £4.3m, a large proportion of which comprised the business as a going concern. Using Single Joint Experts... [Read more about this case study]
The unmarried client consulted us with a complex, long running dispute with her former partner concerning jointly owned businesses and property, provision for a child, contact and parental responsibility. Prior to instructing us the client had spent a great deal in legal costs, but achieved little. There was a high... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife who married Husband in 2006. Husband was a seaman with the merchant navy stationed in Canada. The Wife was a dentist. They separated in March 2010. They had no children. Both were from Pakistan originally. The Wife came to the UK in 1990. The Husband... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife who ran her own business married to Husband in 1992. They had two teenage children. The Wife issued divorce proceedings on the Husband’s unreasonable behaviour and the decree nisi was pronounced. In the meantime, the Husband was written to requesting full and frank disclosure but there was no reply. The matter was... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Husband who suffered with bipolar affective disorder. His Wife had left the martial home two years ago with the parties daughter. She was in secure privately rented accommodation. The Wife applied for an occupation order ordering the Husband to leave the home and for herself... [Read more about this case study]
We were instructed by the Wife. The parties were living in New Zealand. Upon separation, the Wife stated that she would be returning to England. Their home was sold and the proceeds of sale were held by a third party. The Husband put pressure on the Wife to divide up... [Read more about this case study]
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Here at Hartnell Chanot & Partners we have noticed a trend in the information being provided by many of the bodies involved in international family justice. As you will have seen from our earlier blogs: first it was the Foreign Office, …
A series of dramatic changes to the legal aid provision in England and Wales, came into play on the 1st of April. These changes have left tens of thousands of people in the dark about their eligibility for funding, and …