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Divorcee who showed ‘barefaced contempt’ for court faces jail

8th February 2022

Law Gazette

A wealthy divorced man has been sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment after defying court orders and leaving the country.

In an eviscerating judgment, Mr Justice Peel said the respondent to the committal application, Anthony Bailey, had showed ‘dishonesty, wilful obstruction and barefaced contempt’ for the court process in order to avoid paying the £2m owed to his ex-wife Marie-Therese Hohenberg Bailey, a descendent of the Austrian royal family.

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