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‘Nihilistic litigation’: Divorce judge laments costs of mammoth case

2nd November 2021

An exasperated judge has criticised both parties and their lawyers in divorce proceedings for what he described as an ‘almost complete breakdown of constructive communication’.

In an extraordinary judgment handed down last week, Mr Justice Peel said the lack of cooperation between the parties and their lawyers in Crowther v Crowther & Ors was very apparent and as a result the legal costs were ‘enormous’.

Read the full article here: Law Gazette

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