This 2017 edition has been thoroughly reviewed, the tables updated and dozens of key cases from the last twelve months referenced and their impact explained. New entries Interest on Arrears, Civil Restraint Orders & Arbitration ensure that the book keeps pace with the latest issues in financial remedies.
Presented in a unique A-Z format, with cross-references where required, each entry sets out the essential law, key cases and invaluable practice points for that topic so you can quickly refresh your knowledge of the subject with the minimum of fuss.
The book distils the combined experience of the Editors, His Honour Judge Edward Hess, Peter Duckworth and Sally Max, whose aim is to provide a concise, practical handbook that focuses on the most important issues and practice points, covering everything from agreements to variation of settlements.
All this packed into a portable A4 book, updated annually, which makes the Dictionary of Financial Remedies the perfect court companion or trusted library reference.
Who would find this book useful?
- Every family law solicitor, barrister or legal executive advising clients on financial provision after separation
- Mediators and other professionals involved in out of court dispute resolution
- Expert witnesses, financial planners and pensions advisers working on financial remedy cases
- McKenzie Friends & litigants in person
“The Dictionary of Financial Remedies deserves to gain rapid acceptance. It will, I am sure, soon become an essential part of every practitioner’s toolkit.” From the Foreword by the President of the Family Division
His Honour Judge Edward Hess was made a Circuit Judge in 2015 and is now based at Portsmouth Family Court. Before that he spent five years as a District Judge (PRFD) sitting at the Central Family Court where he developed and led the Financial Remedies Unit.
Peter Duckworth is a barrister at 29 Bedford Row, is the author of the long-standing key family law reference work, Matrimonial Property & Finance. He is also a well-respected speaker on family financial remedies.
Sally Max is a barrister at 29 Bedford Row with over 15 years' experience working exclusively in financial provision.