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Judge blasts family solicitor's 'expensive and pointless' action

6th April 2023

Law Gazette

A judge has publicly lambasted a prominent solicitor-advocate family specialist for an ‘extraordinarily high degree of ill judgment’ over his advice on a divorce settlement.

In a judgment from February published this week, His Honour Judge Edward Hess set out that the parties in divorce proceedings had agreed to effectively end litigation in 2021 with an approved consent order.

But in a paragraph entitled ‘The arrival on the scene of Mr Burrows’, the judge said the wife took on a different focus after August 2022 when her new solicitor David Burrows ‘expended his considerable energies’ in trying to overturn the order.

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